Opportunity Austin is a regional economic development initiative aimed at fostering job-creating investment across the Austin region.
What does opportunity Austin do?
Opportunity Austin is able to provide confidential support for projects, including real estate research, and the facilitation of all aspects of the site selection process.
We are working to boost economic diversification to proactively strengthen the economy, deepen the talent pool through development and attraction, and helping to keep the Austin region attractive to entrepreneurs, business leaders, and site selectors.
Opportunity Austin targets key industries for future economic development, including advanced manufacturing, automotive, semiconductors, creative and digital media, clean technology, financial services, life sciences, data management, space technology, and corporate headquarters and regional offices.
- Cedar Park
- Lago Vista
- Round Rock
- San Marcos
OA 5.0 Resources
For the past 20 years, Opportunity Austin has changed the game in Austin, helping to create more opportunities for people living and working in the region. These new opportunities do not happen overnight. They take years of discussion and planning that our organization helps to foster for the region.
Highlights of each year’s accomplishments towards the goals set forth in Opportunity Austin
Corporate and community partners that participate in Opportunity Austin.
Board of Directors
2023 Greater Austin Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors
Our focus areas
Opportunity Austin takes on the biggest challenges businesses are facing so you can focus on growing yours.
We provide opportunities for our members to influence civic, social and economic initiatives that support community growth.
Our award-winning team is a key factor in why our region has experienced incredible job growth and prosperity since 2004. We help bring job creators to the region and are pivotal partners in helping local companies expand their businesses.
Education & Talent
Our talent pipeline and workforce development is a key factor in ensuring a strong and diverse economy.
We help people gain the skills they need to be successful and help businesses connect to talent.
Global Tech & Innovation
We focus on increasing capital, growing and diversifying the innovation ecosystem, hosting domestic & international delegations, and leveraging local universities for increased commercialization.