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Texas Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Texas Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

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  • Capital: Austin
  • Population (2014 Est.): 26,956,958
  • Largest Cities (2014): Houston, 2,239,558; San Antonio, 1,436,697; Dallas, 1,281,047; Austin, 912,791; Fort Worth, 812,238
  • Targeted Industries: Advanced Technologies & Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Information & Computer Technology, Petroleum Refining & Chemical Products, Energy
  • Key Incentives: Texas Enterprise Fund, Skills Development Fund, R&D Tax Credit, Capital Fund Real Estate Development & Infrastructure Program, State Sales & Use Tax Exemptions, Enterprise Zone Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2014): $1.6 trillion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


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Cedar Hill, TX Economic Development Corporation

Allison J.H. Thompson, CEcD, EDFP
Director of Economic Development
285 Uptown Boulevard, Building 100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
972-291-5132, ext. 5

20 minutes from downtown Dallas and 30 minutes from DFW International Airport, Cedar Hill has the business climate and array of economic development services and incentives to help businesses thrive.


City of Sugar Land Economic Development

Jennifer May
2700 Town Center Boulevard North
Sugar Land, TX 77479

With more than 25 million square feet of commercial space, Sugar Land is a regional employment center and hub for premium shopping, dining and entertainment located 20 miles southwest of Houston.

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City of Waxahachie

Doug Barnes
Economic Development Director
P.O. Box 757
Waxahachie, TX 75168

Waxahachie is located at the Crossroads of Texas (Interstate 35E and U.S. Highway 287) – just 30 minutes from Dallas and 40 minutes from Fort Worth.


Converse Economic Development Corporation

Kate Silvas
Executive Director
403 South Sequin
Converse, TX 78109
fax: 210-659-0964

Converse, Texas (population 18,196) is a growing suburban community in the northeastern San Antonio MSA.  Situated on Loop 1604 between I-35 and Interstate 10, Converse is strategically located to address your site location needs.


State Listings

  • Texas Economic Development Council

    Carlton Schwab
    President & CEO
    1601 Rio Grande, Suite 455
    Austin, TX 78701
    P: 512-480-8432
  • Texas Wide Open for Business

    Bryan Daniel
    Executive Director, Economic Development & Tourism
    P.O. Box 12428
    Austin, TX 78711-2428
    P: 512-936-0100

Utility Listings

  • American Electric Power (AEP) Texas

    E. Ray Covey
    Manager, Economic & Business Development
    400 West 15th Street, Suite 150
    Austin, TX 78701-1677
    P: 512-391-2981
  • Entergy Texas

    Michael Barnhill
    Director of Economic Development and Real Estate
    350 Pine Street, P.O. Box 2951
    Beaumont, TX 77704
    P: 800-729-7483
  • Oncor

    Terry Preuninger
    Director of Economic Development
    1616 Woodall Rodgers Suite 5D-004
    Dallas, TX 75202
    P: 214-486-6323

Regional Listings

  • Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

    Bob Mitchell
    18045 Saturn Lane
    Houston, TX 77058
    P: 832-536-3255
  • Corpus Christi Reg. Economic Dev. Corp.

    Roland Mower
    President & CEO
    800 North Shoreline Blvd., Suite 1300 South
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    P: 361-882-7448
  • Greater Houston Partnership

    Jason Ford, CEcD
    Vice President, Regional Economic Development
    1200 Smith Street, Suite 700
    Houston, TX 77002-4400
    P: 713-844-3650
  • Greater San Marcos Partnership

    Adriana Cruz
    1340 Wonder World Drive, Suite 108
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    P: 512-393-3400
  • Greater Waco Chamber

    Kris Collins
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development
    101 South 3rd Street, P.O. Box 1220
    Waco, TX 76703-1220
    P: 254-757-5635
  • HEB Economic Development Foundation (Hurst, Euless, Bedford)

    Mary Frazior
    President & CEO
    2109 Martin Drive, P.O. Drawer 969
    Bedford, TX 76095
    P: 817-540-1053
  • Katy Area Economic Development Council

    Lance LaCour
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 970
    Katy, TX 77492
    P: 800-382-2204, ext. 2202
  • McAllen Economic Development Corporation

    Keith Patridge
    6401 South 33rd Street
    McAllen, TX 78503
    P: 956-682-2875
  • Port Freeport

    Mike Wilson
    Director of Economic Development
    200 W. Second St., Third Floor
    Freeport, TX 77541
    P: 979-233-2667
  • Rio Grande Valley Partnership

    Julian Alvarez
    President & CEO
    322 South Missouri Avenue
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    P: 956-968-3141
  • Rio South Texas Economic Council

    Alma Puente
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 4360
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    P: 956-928-0641

County Listings

City Listings