They say Texas is a whole other country, and according to this report from, that may well be the case in terms of job creation.

For the last five to six years Texas has created 100,000 new jobs a year, according to the article.

“The lower cost of living and the highly-attractive tax structure are two very important reasons. The light-touch regulation… is also a welcome relief to businesses that have seen projects and products stymied in other states.”

But the state, just like regions all across the country will have to deal with whether labor availability can keep pace with commercial development.