BY BRANDI SMITH
Just 15 miles outside the second-largest city in Texas lies what might just be the state’s best-kept secret: the community of Converse.
“You may drive through Converse and you may not see a lot happening right now,” said Kate Silvas, executive director of economic development at the City of Converse Economic Development Corporation. “Trust me, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes.”
There’s also a lot front and center: 1,000 developable acres, $1 billion in buying power and $100 million in public investments.
“It’s just benefiting Converse tremendously,” said Silvas.