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Marshall’s central location near two major thoroughfares of commerce and a skilled labor pool offer significant advantages to new and existing businesses. Combined with the presence of four institutions of higher education within the city limits, surrounded by the resource-rich rolling pine forests of East Texas, Marshall is strategically placed to reach major markets quickly at lower costs with the knowledgeable workforce available for success today!
Marshall sits at the intersection of Interstate 20 and US Hwy 59 in East Texas. Business located in Marshall have cost-effective access to major markets at both U.S. Coasts, Mexico and Canada for raw material supply and finished product shipping. Highway infrastructure is supplemented by shipping via nearby Union Pacific rail shipping and the Harrison County Airport.
Businesses located in Marshall also enjoy a low-cost economic environment due to business-friendly utility and natural resource costs, such as electricity, natural gas, water and building materials. Low property costs and tax loads add to the ability for businesses to maximize their profitability.
Finally, businesses have access to a large civilian labor force that is plentiful, knowledgeable and motivated. Several local institutions work together with the Marshall EDC to ensure custom-designed training is always available to ensure continuing education.