Eagle Ford Energy Boom is Just Beginning

The rising economic tide pushed by the Eagle Ford is boosting business activity in Corpus Christi

“The Eagle Ford energy boom is just beginning” was the comment for Texas A&M University professors earlier in the week. Hotels and restaurants are already benefiting in Corpus Christi and other industries will be following along in short order. The influx of South Texas oilfield jobs is supporting the economy across the area and not just where drilling is active.

Drought Delaying Projects in Three Rivers, TX

Development projects in Three Rivers, TX, are waiting for water. Water treatment facilities are running at full capacity and some of the Apartment, Hotel, and RV developments are waiting until more water can be sourced.

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Floresville Housing Stretched by the Eagle Ford

Eagle Ford Housing demand from oilfield workers is stretching all the way from San Antonio to smaller surrounding towns like Floresville. Neither town sits atop the Eagle Ford, but industry workers have filled beds and made it hard to find a room. RV parks, and hotels are popping up everywhere. I expect we’ll get a home building boom in the near future.

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Eagle Ford Shale Housing Gets a Creative Touch

Eagle Ford Shale housing needs have left very few beds open for those looking to move in to South Texas to take advantage of oilfield jobs. Several companies are stepping up to creatively meet the housing needs of South Texas. From Cotulla to Carrizo Springs and Three Rivers, man camps are popping up for oilfield workers. These new camps aren’t the trailer parks you are used to. The newest facilities have onsite chefs and sport game rooms and workout facilities.

When you consider the population density of some of the counties where the Eagle Ford is booming, the area will need more hotels, motels, RV parks, and rental properties than many could have imagined a few years ago. If you need to book a hotel or simply find a place to live, check out the Eagle Ford Shale housing and lodging page to browse and book a room today.

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Hotels in Short Supply Across the Eagle Ford

Hotels, motels, RV parks, and rental properties are full to the brim in South Texas. Eagle Ford Shale oil workers have flooded the area and left almost no bed empty. Rates have doubled and all indicators point to this being the early stages of  major real estate investment across South Texas. San Antonio and other major cities in the region will likely see the most new development. [Read more…]

Alice TX Oil Boom Adds Jobs and Sale Tax Revenue

Alice, TX is just the latest town in a series of many that are reporting on the oil boom in South Texas. The Eagle Ford Shale has filled hotels for what will likely be many years to come. Sales tax revenue is up almost across the board and the great thing is activity should continue to grow over the coming months. If oil prices hold, this is the beginning of long-term oil and gas development. [Read more…]