McKINNEY (May 26, 2016) — The McKinney Economic Development Corporation announced China-based Hisun Motors Corporation will expand the company’s North American headquarters in McKinney, adding more than 44,000 square feet of warehouse space and 10 new jobs within three years. The expansion is scheduled for completion in October.
“McKinney is a great place to do business. We are so pleased Hisun is increasing their roots here and bringing more jobs to the community,” said Mayor Brian Loughmiller.
The capital investment equals more than $4.5 million for real property and business personal property.
“We are so glad we moved our North American headquarters to McKinney. The City of McKinney and McKinney Economic Development Corporation have provided assistance in the growth and expansion of Hisun and we are grateful for their continued support,” said Jason Sun, president of Hisun Motors Corporation. “Hisun looks forward to the continual partnership with the city as we work to better the community and become an even stronger company moving forward.”
Hisun, a leading maker of utility-terrain vehicles and all-terrain vehicles, first moved to McKinney in 2014. The company’s global headquarters is in Chongqing, China. Hisun was founded in 1988 and employs 1,700 people.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of nearly 162,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.