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Opportunity Austin: Vice President of Economic Development

Seeking independent advice on establishing a corporate or advanced manufacturing presence in the Austin Region, Frank played a crucial role in site selection, economic incentives, and economic development to accommodate large capital investments in the Austin Region.

Austin Density Map

The Opportunity

Frank's efforts were instrumental in attracting high-profile projects to Austin. He fostered collaboration among government, educational institutions, local businesses, and community leaders. His ability to identify opportunities, calculate incentives, and connect with strategic resources facilitated the successful implementation of various economic development projects.


  • Identified relevant property locations for national and international corporations seeking office, manufacturing and distribution locations employing upwards of 5,000 employees.

  • Calculated State and Local financial incentives

  • Introduced strategic and relevant professional resources for small to large scale development opportunities including key introductions to educational institutions and local and state government officials

  • Led out-of-state corporate recruitment events and informational meetings promoting the Austin Region

  • Held a Regional Austin Leadership role attracting the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) to the State of Texas

The Impact

Frank's leadership and dedication to serve significantly contributed to Austin's economic growth and competitiveness. His work ethic and professionalism to engage industry stakeholders, community leaders and governmental officials positioned the Austin Area as the #1 region for innovation and investment in the State of Texas.

Relevant Industries

  • Electric Vehicles

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Bio-tech & LifeSciences

  • Semiconductor & Advanced Manufacturing

  • Financial Services

Let's work together

SquareDirection is eager to partner with commercial tenants and real estate decision-makers seeking to optimize their real estate expenses and capital investments through tailored strategies and local expertise.

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