The Port of Victoria is located 35 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico in Victoria County and its population is approaching 100,000 residents. Victoria County is part of a regional seven-county area known as the Golden Crescent with a population of approximately 200,000. Situated within a two-hour drive of major urban centers of Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston and San Antonio, the Port can draw on a retail trade area and labor force resource of over 5 million people.
This area offers a skilled and available workforce, possessing a strong work ethic based on historical industrial experience. Texas is a state that understands the importance of workforce training, investing millions of dollars each year in training and skills development for all persons. Business costs remain low as Texas is a pro-business state with a low union profile in the manufacturing sector as a Right-to-Work state. Finally, the Port of Victoria is located in an area with beneficial weather attributes and a favorable Cost of Living, that together offer businesses, employees and families alike excellent opportunities for success.