Dallas, Texas. Known as the "can-do spirit" city, and home to the state fair, Dallas hit it out of the park with Forbes Magazine naming Dallas #13 for best places in business and career. Vibrant, impressive, and leading in urban growth among young professionals, master-planned communities cater to both families and singles.
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Houston, Texas. Forbes listed Houston #15 as the best places for business and career. But check out interesting facts about Houston's rich history and how far this city has evolved.
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Magnolia, Texas founded in 1840, "Mink Prairie", was known as a railroad town and in 1903 incorporated as Magnolia. Seated northwest of Houston and minutes away from The Woodlands, in Montgomery County, Magnolia is known for its majestic country living and yet within close proximity to Houston, the 4th largest city in the nation. Growth has produced 2 area high schools, 4 intermediate schools, and 7 elementary schools. Retail business is on the move in this thriving community with expected expansion of Hwy 249 through Magnolia to connect Navasota and College Station to Houston. The acclaimed Renaissance Festival is a must-see event held 20 minutes outside of Magnolia and attracts an estimate of over 400,000 festive-goers every year from Oct-Dec.
Conroe/Montgomery, Texas settlement in 1831 when permits were granted for settlers in the area. Both charming and historic, these sister communities includes the popular recreational attraction of Lake Conroe. Waterfront living along this picturesque town has boomed recently with growth of fine residential developments such as Corinthian Point, Del Lago, and Walden. The historical district offers small shop venues and sponsors a tasty wine and food fest in September. KOA is a campers delight all year long! Set on 50 acres, this ideal facility includes amenities beyond typical accommodations. The city of Conroe includes high volume festivals such as the popular Cajun Festival held in October and the Montgomery County Fair in April. A must-see jewel in the 1934 downtown centerpiece fully restored Crighton Theatre holding numerous live performances.
San Antonio, Texas. The city of San Antonio is a
mecca for tourists and history buffs, home to air force
training bases, and #16 on Forbes for best business
and career. Its historical beauty is proudly displayed in
the city central buildings and amongst the locals.
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San Marcos, Texas. San Marcos situated between San Antonio and Austin off Hwy 35. Also known as San Marvelous, has experienced explosive growth. Nearby Austin real estate has skyrocketed while San Marcos real estate is prime cut at a lower price. The scenic beauty, outdoor activities, jobs and lower standard of living compared to Austin have attracted singles. Not a bad move for the smart professional commuting to Austin or San Antonio.
Austin, Texas. The state capitol is full of natural and
inspirational beauty. No wonder artists are drawn to
this thriving city. Listed as #19 on Forbes list for best
business and career Austin is alive with historical
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Other cities in Texas on the Forbes top 100 list for business and career include Lubbock #40 and El Paso #89.