Economic Development

Economic & Industrial Development


A&NR works closely with industry and business developers seeking to expand or re-locate to the Lufkin and Angelina County area. Contact us first and let our knowledgeable staff save you time and money locating a rail accessible property that meets your needs.

The Texas Forest Country Partnership (TFCP), formerly known as the Pineywoods Economic Partnership (PEP) and the Deep East Texas Development Association (DETDA), was founded in 1960 as a non-profit economic development organization. The TFCP is a regional economic development organization that is committed to coordinating economic development-related activities in East Texas and further enhancing the appeal of the 12-county area that it serves.

A&NR is a proud chamber member.  The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based business advocacy and community development organization that represents over 800 businesses.  The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber is committed to being the connector of leaders and influencers, catalyst for business growth, and champion for a stronger community.

While you run your business, the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber advocates for you by developing a climate in which business can create jobs and operate at a profit. The Chamber represents the interests of business with all levels of government, supports business-friendly ballot measures, creates a strong local economy and promotes the community. The Chamber also hosts the region’s premier networking opportunities and special events.

Verdant Industrial Rail Park is 1024 acres of prime commercial, heavy industrial property, ready for development.  Strategically located in Lufkin, TX; with increasing property values and an economically growing community with the resources to support your new facility.