February 2, 2015
What if Sematech had stayed in Austin forever?
The world-renowned semiconductor consortium that called Austin home until 2010 was an economic powerhouse for its two-plus decades here, generating thousands of jobs, $12 billion in economic activity and giving the city its first huge push in the national economic scene.
That kind of business muscle is what’s being talked about by local leaders as they look to the northeast section of downtown Austin and the proposed innovation district around the under-construction Dell Medical School.
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