New Braunfels is in the heart of the Austin-San Antonio Corridor strategically located directly on Interstate 35 and minutes from Interstate 10. The workforce within commuting distance is over 450,000. Over $400 million of new commercial investments have been made in the last six years. The New Braunfels community boasts a diverse base of businesses including distribution, manufacturing, data centers, health-care related, and aviation industry. Located on the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers tourism in New Braunfels boasts an economic impact of $469 million and employs over 5,000 direct workers. Over one million visitors come to the home of the number one waterpark in the country, Schlitterbahn each year.