Economic Development

Manufacturing and Industrial

Van Alstyne Economic Development Corporation (4A) facilitates job creation in these areas:

News about the Van Alstyne Economic Development Corporation (EDC):

VACED Breaks Ground on New Phase of Industrial Park

Ground breaking for newest phase of Industrial Park in Van Alstyne

March 19 2021 was a banner day for the City of Van Alstyne and Van Alstyne Community & Economic Development. A new era in our industry was kicked off as the VACED held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially open construction on Phase II of Cold Springs Industrial Park. The project will provide infrastructure and roadway to the 40+ acres of the industrial park — the first industrial project undertaken by the corporation in over a decade. The $1.2 million project will allow for expansion of the industrial park and provide new opportunities to bring industrial and manufacturing to the city….

Accepting Applications to fill One Vacant, Unexpired Term

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Volunteer Opportunity Community & Economic Development (VACED) Board of Directors – OPEN POSITION. Accepting applications to fill one vacant, expired term. The place must be filled by a resident of the City, Grayson County, or reside within 10 miles of the City’s boundaries in Collin County. Applications will be accepted until March 12, 2021. Apply today by clicking the link below or by visiting the City of Van Alstyne’s webpage. Here is the application on the City of Van Alstyne’s Website.

New Community & Economic Development Website offers One-Stop Shop

In September of 2020, the 4A (EDC) and 4B (CDC) corporations’ websites were combined into this one — vaced.net. The 4A (EDC) and 4B (CDC) corporations are still separate entities. However, to make it one-stop shopping for business owners wanting to come to Van Alstyne we have brought them both under one banner – Van Alstyne Community & Economic Development. New Site Features and Resources: Brand new, updated CDC Grant Packets and Applications. A Demographic Dashboard that will help you learn more about the area, our population, and our industries. A new map and a new survey for Cold Springs Industrial…

Van Alstyne EDC to Expand Industrial Park

Expansion is underway in Van Alstyne as the Van Alstyne Economic Development Corporation announced a major land purchase on Friday. The VAEDC has closed on the purchase of 36 acres of land contiguous to the Cold Springs Industrial Park, an acquisition that, in addition to four acres acquired months before, effectively doubles the size of the VAEDC’s industrial park. “We are very pleased to have the privilege of serving the citizens of Van Alstyne, and we are incredibly excited about this expansion of our Cold Springs Industrial Park,” said VAEDC Board President David Sileven. The acreage is located south of…

Forced Performance Relocates to Van Alstyne!

After beginning the process of moving his manufacturing business to Van Alstyne late last year, and having met with unforeseen obstacles in obtaining his Certificate of Occupancy at another location earlier this year, Forced Performance owner Robert Young said everything is now in place and he’s excited to be opening at the new location, 601 Martin Duke Road in Van Alstyne. Young said he plans to have the business completely up and running in January. On Friday members of the Van Alstyne Economic Development Corporation met with Young to present him with an incentive check to be used for capital…