Strategic Advantages

With central access to major U.S. markets via 2 rail lines, no personal state or corporate income tax, a highly skilled workforce, and a cost of living that’s well below the rest of Texas and the country, Amarillo’s the place to be for lasting success.

More than just anecdotes, the statistics demonstrate Amarillo’s route to success. According to the POLICOM Corporation’s 2016 Economic Strength Rankings, Amarillo is one of the top 100 ranked national MSA's and #10 in the economic powerhouse of Texas. 

Amarillo Advantages

Businesses appreciate our “Freeport” designation and lack of Texas taxes.  LEARN MORE

With reliable service and some of the lowest rates in the nation, businesses thrive.  LEARN MORE

Location & Transportation
Our proximity and connection via rail and air are definite assets. LEARN MORE

Workforce & Training
Discover about our 131,700 strong metropolitan member workforce. LEARN MORE

Major Employers
Why everyone from aviation innovators to quality producers of beef thrive here. LEARN MORE

Foreign Trade Zone
Find out more about the substantial advantages of doing business within FTZ 252. LEARN MORE

Area Maps
See why Amarillo’s position in the Southwest is such an advantage. LEARN MORE

Connect With Us

Doug Nelson

Interim President & CEO

Brian Jennings, CEcD, EDFP

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Steve Pritchett, CEcD

Vice President, Business Development

Reagan Hales

Director, Marketing & Communications

Andy Arias

Servicing Officer, Financial Services

Chris Lyles

Office Administrator