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Reasons We Love the Bryan/College Station Market

In celebration of our recent closing on Sierra Condos, we wanted to share some highlights of one of our favorite real estate markets in Texas: Bryan-College Station (BCS)! With a growing population of over 268,000 and ongoing financial investments from the university and other companies, this MSA represents a great opportunity to take advantage of a strong and fast-growing tertiary market in Texas.

Strategic Location

  • BCS, is strategically located in the center of the Texas Triangle, the fastest growing megaregion in the United States.

  • BCS location within the Texas Gulf Coast region offers companies significant advantages, like access to the Port of Houston’s global distribution network and one of the fastest internet highways in the nation with 1 GB/second download speed.

  • Connectivity to four of the largest metros in the U.S. will place your business in the center of the state’s 29 million residents.

Strong Population Growth and Low Unemployment

  • With over 66,000 students enrolled, Texas A&M University is ranked #1 Largest University in Texas and # 2 Largest University in U.S.

  • The Brazos County has experienced a population growth of 20.65% in the last ten years.

  • The Bryan and College Station Metro area had the third lowest unemployment rate in the state with 4.4%

Economic Development

  • The Brazos Valley is also an international leader in engineering, agriculture and biomedical innovations thanks to world-class research at Texas A&M University, the largest public university in Texas and second largest in the nation.

  • Businesses from around the globe continue to invest in College Station-Bryan as well, with companies like Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies and iBio [$120M capital investment in 2021] expanding the region’s Biocorridor.

  • Over 90 projects are currently active in the Brazos Valley, each accounting for an avg. of $330M in capital expenditures.

  • Texas A&M’s new five-year capital plan totals more than $1.9 billion, with almost $1.4 billion of previously approved projects that are either in design or under construction.


Sources:

Texas Economic Development

B/CS Chamber Economic Outlook Briefing – September 2021

Brazos Valley Economic Development

Texas A&M Capital Budgets – August 2021

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