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Consider Expanding or Relocating Your Business to Palestine

Palestine, Texas is located 100 miles southeast of Dallas and 150 miles north of Houston at the confluence of multiple US and State Highways that provide excellent access to Interstates 45 and 20. Palestine is home to two major Wal-Mart Distribution Centers and a Ben E Keith Distribution Center. The Willow Creek Business Park provides 352 acres of beautifully landscaped, curb and gutter commercial sites. Sites in the Business Park range in size from 1 acre to 100 acres. These sites are commercial zoned and served with abundant water, gas and electricity. Ideal for various industrial and logistical uses including Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution along with Food Processing.

Recently, Sanderson Farms developed a new food processing operation in Palestine that employs of 1300 workers today. In June of 2016 The Results Company commenced operations on a new Customer Care Center here in Palestine that will eventually employ over 500 people.

Trinity Valley Community College and the University of Texas at Tyler – Palestine Campus provide excellent workforce and post-secondary training and education for our employers.

The Palestine Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) can provide assistance to companies interested in locating in the Willow Creek Business Park. Assistance may include Tax Abatement, Economic Development Grants, Tax Increment Finance, 380 Agreements and free or reduced land cost.

For more information regarding why your organization should locate in Palestine please contact the PEDC at 877-729-4100 or you can email us at

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