Texas

Quick Facts

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry

 

  • Capital: Austin
  • Population (2012 Est.): 26,059,203
  • Largest Cities (2012): Houston, 2,160,821; San Antonio, 1,382,951; Dallas, 1,241,162; Austin, 842,592; Fort Worth, 777,992
  • Targeted Industries: Electronics, IT, Aerospace & Air Transportation, Oil & Gas Machinery, Automotive, Petroleum Refining & Chemicals
  • GDP (All Industry 2012): $1.3 trillion*

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

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Incentives

FINANCING

Texas Enterprise Fund: The largest deal-closing” fund of its kind in the nation. The fund is a cash grant used as a financial incentive tool for projects that offer significant projected job creation and capital investment and where a single Texas site is competing with another viable out-of-state option. Projects that are considered for TEF support must demonstrate a project’s worthiness maximize the benefit to the state and realize a significant rate of return of the public dollars being used for economic development in Texas. Capital investment; job creation; wages generated; applicant’s financial strength; applicant’s business history; analysis of the relevant business sector; and federal and local government and private sector financial support of a project are all significant factors in approving the use of TEF.

Texas Emerging Technology Fund: The $200 million Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is designed to help Texas create jobs and grow the economy over the long-term by expediting the development and commercialization of new technologies and attracting and creating jobs in technology fields that form the backbone of our economy. The program works through partnerships between the state, higher education institutions, and the private industry to focus greater attention on the research, development, and commercialization of emerging technology. TETF is dedicated to three areas:

  1. Regional Centers of Innovation and Commercialization. These centers are concentrated with applied research and development activities, are incubators (including specialized workforce training) for startup firms, and encourage expansion of existing companies resulting from commercializing their developments.
  2. Matching grant funds. Applied technology research and development projects that accelerate commercialization into production and have a demonstrated ability to receive or have received federal grants or non-state grants may apply for matching dollars from the Emerging Technology Fund. Grants such as Small Business Innovation Research grants, Small Business Technology Transfer grants, etc.
  3. Attracting research talent. The state will help Texas public universities attract highly renowned research teams from universities and institutions in other states.

Skills Development Fund: An innovative program created to assist Texas public community and technical colleges finance customized job training for their local businesses. Grants are provided to help companies and labor unions form partnerships with local community colleges and technical schools to provide custom job training. Average training costs is $1,400 per trainee; grants for a single business may be limited to $500,000.

Self-Sufficiency Fund: A job-training program that is specifically designed for individuals that receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The program links the business community with local educational institutions and is administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. The goal of the Fund is to assist TANF recipients become independent of government financial assistance. The Fund makes grants available to eligible public colleges or to eligible private, nonprofit organizations to provide customized job training and training support services for specific employers.

Texas Capital Fund Real Estate Development Program: Designed to provide financial resources to rural communities. Funds must be used for real estate development (acquisitions, construction and/or rehabilitation) to assist a business, which commits to create and/or retain permanent jobs, primarily for low- and moderate-income persons. This program encourages business development and expansions located in rural communities. The minimum award is $50,000 and the maximum is $750,000.

Texas Industry Development Revolving Loan Program: Provides capital to Texas communities at favorable market rates. The program supports eligible tax exempt public purpose projects that stimulate economic development within the community. TID loans can be used for a variety of purposes, including the purchase of land, buildings, construction, machinery and equipment.

Industrial Revenue Bonds: Tax-Exempt Industrial Revenue Bonds are designed to provide tax-exempt financing to finance land and depreciable property for eligible industrial or manufacturing projects. The maximum bond amount is $20 million.

Texas Product/Business Funds: Provides financing to existing technology-focused companies that create products or do business within the state. Financing is done in the form of direct asset-based loans with a competitive variable interest rate tied to LIBOR. Loans can be amortized up to the life of the asset. Texas companies or out-of-state/international companies doing business in the state are eligible to apply. Funding preferences will be given to emerging technologies including semiconductors, nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedicine, renewable energy, agriculture and aerospace.

Moving Image Industry Incentive Program: Provides grants to promote industry growth in Texas and can be made to applicant production companies. For film and television projects, the incentive is available in the form of a cash production grant equal to between 5 and 29.25% of qualified in-state spending. Commercial and video game projects are eligible for 5% of eligible spending in the form of a cash production grant.

TAX INCENTIVES

State Sales & Use Tax Exemptions: Leased or purchased machinery, equipment, replacement parts and accessories that have a useful life of more than six months, and that are used or consumed in the manufacturing, processing, fabricating or repairing of tangible personal property for ultimate sale, are exempt from state and local sales and use tax.

  • Texas companies are exempt from paying state sales and use tax on electricity and natural gas used in manufacturing, processing or fabricating tangible personal property if at least 50% of the electricity or natural gas consumed by the business directly causes a physical change to a product.
  • Texas provides 100% exemption on sales tax for computers, equipment, cooling systems, power infrastructure, electricity and fuel for Data Centers meeting the minimum thresholds of $200 million in capital investment, 20 new jobs, and an average salary at least 120% of the county average salary.

Texas Enterprise Zone Program: An economic development tool for local communities to partner with the State of Texas to promote job creation and significant private investment that will assist economically distressed areas of the state. Approved projects are eligible to apply for state sales and use tax refunds on qualified expenditures. The refund can be an amount ranging from a minimum of $2,500 per job to a maximum of $7,500 depending on the size of the capital investment and the number of jobs created/retained.

Texas Research & Development Tax Credit: In 2013, the 83th Texas Legislature enacted House Bill 800 creating a Research & Development tax credit effective Jan. 1, 2014. Providing companies a choice between a franchise tax credit and a sales tax exemption for materials, software, and equipment used for R&D purposes. Tax Code Chapter 171, subchapter M effectively establishes the qualifications, definitions and eligibility criteria for the credit.

Property Tax Value Limitation: Encourages large-scale manufacturing, research and development, renewable energy, nuclear and integrated gasification combined cycle electric generation facilities capital investment projects in the State of Texas. It requires companies to invest a specified amount of money to qualify for a tax credit and an eight year limitation on the appraised value of a property for the maintenance and operations portion of the school district property tax. The local school district must elect to participate in order for the company to recognize this benefit.

Renewable Energy Incentives: Tax Code Section 171.056 extends a franchise tax exemption to manufacturers, sellers, or installers of wind or solar energy devices. The state also permits a corporate deduction from the state’s franchise tax for renewable energy sources. Business owners may deduct the cost of the system from the company’s taxable capital or deduct 10% from the company’s income. Texas property tax code also permits a 100% exemption on the appraised value of solar, wind or biomass energy devices installed or constructed for the production and use of energy on-site.

For more information visit www.TexasWideOpenForBusiness.com

Abilene Industrial Foundation

Gary Robinett
Vice President of Economic Development
P.O. Box 2281
Abilene, TX 79604
800-299-0005, ext. 307
[email protected]
www.developabilene.com

Put Abilene’s resources, experience, and commitment to work on your next project. To see how your business can develop in Abilene, call 1-800-299-0005, or visit www.developabilene.com.

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Cameron Industrial Foundation

Ginger Watkins
Economic Development Director
P.O. Box 432
Cameron, TX 76520
254-697-4979
fax: 254-697-2345
[email protected]
www.cameronindustrialfoundation.com

Cameron is equal-distance from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Waco, Bryan/College Station and Austin are approximately one hour away via excellent highways—metropolitan benefits with the advantages of country living.

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City of Waxahachie

Doug Barnes
Director of Economic Development
P.O. Box 757
Waxahachie, TX 75168-0757
972-937-7330 276
fax: 972-937-5518
[email protected]
www.waxahachie.com

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.

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Converse Economic Development Corporation

Kate Silvas
Executive Director
403 South Sequin
Converse, TX 78109
210-659-9163
fax: 210-659-0964
[email protected]
www.converseedc.com

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.

Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

Christian Fletcher
Executive Director
801 Fourth Street
Marble Falls, TX 78654
830-798-7079
fax: 830-798-8558
[email protected]
www.marblefallseconomy.com

Known for the quality of life enjoyed by residents and visitors alike, Marble Falls has a strong retail climate and offers incentives, including the Triple Freeport Exemption, for manufacturing and industrial prospects.

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Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Amy Madison, CEcD, EDFP
Assistant Executive Director
203 West Main Street, Suite E
Pflugerville, TX 78660
512-990-3725
[email protected]
www.130commercecenter.com

130 Commerce Center is a mixed use industrial park with a focus on providing clean energy and green initiatives. The park provides major highway access to markets, airport accessibility, amenities including charging stations, rooftop solar panels, and dark sky lighting. Aggressive local and state incentives available to qualifying companies.

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State Listings

  • Texas Economic Development Council

    Carlton Schwab
    President & CEO
    1011 San Jacinto, Suite 650
    Austin, TX 78701
    P: 512-480-8432
    [email protected]
    www.texasedc.org
  • Texas Wide Open for Business

    Jonathan Taylor
    Executive Director, Economic Development & Tourism Division
    P.O. Box 12428
    Austin, TX 78711-2428
    P: 512-936-0100
    [email protected]
    www.texaswideopenforbusiness.com

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
    [email protected]
    www.aeped.com
  • 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
    [email protected]
    www.entergy-texas.com/
  • Oncor

    Terry Preuninger
    Director of Economic Development
    1616 Woodall Rodgers Suite 5D-004
    Dallas, TX 75202
    P: 214-486-6323
    [email protected]
    www.thinkbigthinktexas.com

Regional Listings

  • Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

    Bob Mitchell
    President
    18045 Saturn Lane
    Houston, TX 77058
    P: 832-536-3255
    [email protected]
    www.bayareahouston.com
  • 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
    [email protected]
    www.ccredc.com
  • Greater San Marcos Partnership

    Adriana Cruz
    President
    1340 Wonder World Drive, Suite 108
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    P: 512-393-3400
    [email protected]
    www.greatersanmarcostx.com
  • 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
    [email protected]
    www.wacochamber.com
  • 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
    [email protected]
    www.heb.org/economic-development/
  • Katy Area Economic Development Council

    Lance LaCour
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 970
    Katy, TX 77492
    P: 800-382-2204, ext. 2202
    [email protected]
    www.katyedc.org
  • McAllen Economic Development Corporation

    Keith Patridge
    President/CEO
    6401 South 33rd Street
    McAllen, TX 78503
    P: 956-682-2875
    [email protected]
    www.McAllenEDC.org
  • Port Freeport

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

    Julian Alvarez
    President & CEO
    322 South Missouri Avenue
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    P: 956-968-3141
    [email protected]
    www.valleychamber.com
  • Rio South Texas Economic Council

    Alma Puente
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 4360
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    P: 956-928-0641
    [email protected]
    www.riosouthtexas.com

County Listings

  • Andrews Economic Development Corporation

    Wesley R. Burnett
    Director of Economic Development
    111 Logsdon
    Andrews, TX 79714
    P: 432-524-2332
    [email protected]
    www.andrewsedc.com
  • Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County

    Robert M. Worley
    President & CEO
    4005 Technology Drive, Suite 1010
    Angleton, TX 77515
    P: 979-848-0560
    [email protected]
    www.eda-bc.com
  • Johnson County Economic Development Commission

    Diana Miller
    Executive Director
    PMB 215-10 North Caddo Street
    Cleburne, TX 76031
    P: 817-556-6985
    [email protected]
    www.jc-edc.com
  • Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation

    Charles L. Smith, CEcD
    Executive Director
    1604 N. Jefferson
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
    P: 903-572-6602
    [email protected]
    www.mpedc.org
  • Victoria Economic Development Corporation (VEDC)

    D. Dale Fowler, CEcD
    President
    700 Main Center, Suite 104
    Victoria, TX 77901
    P: 361-485-3190
    [email protected]
    www.victoriaedc.org

City Listings

  • (The) Colony Economic Development Corporation

    Keri Samford
    Director of Economic Development
    6800 Main Street
    The Colony, TX 75056-1133
    P: 972-624-3127
    [email protected]
    www.thecolonyedc.org
  • Abilene Industrial Foundation

    Gary Robinett
    Vice President of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 2281
    Abilene, TX 79604
    P: 800-299-0005, ext. 307
    [email protected]
    www.developabilene.com
  • Allen Economic Development Corporation

    Harry Whalen
    Executive Director & CEO
    700 Central Expressway South, Suite 210
    Allen, TX 75013
    P: 972-727-0228
    [email protected]
    www.allentx.com
  • Atlanta City Development Corporation

    David Graham
    Executive Director
    101 North East Street
    Atlanta, TX 75551-2600
    P: 903-796-6041
    [email protected]
    www.atlantatexas.org
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce

    Dave Porter
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development
    535 East 5th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    P: 512-322-5650
    [email protected]
    www.austinchamber.com
  • Bastrop Economic Development Corp.

    Dave Quinn, CEcD
    Executive Director
    903 Main St.
    Bastrop, TX 78602
    P: 512-303-9700
    [email protected]
    www.BastropEDC.org
  • Bellville Chamber of Commerce

    Tammy Hall
    Executive Director
    10 South Holland Street
    Bellville, TX 77418
    P: 979-865-3407
    [email protected]
    www.bellville.com
  • Belton Economic Development Corporation

    Cynthia Hernandez
    Executive Director
    2180 North Main Street, Suite C1, P.O. Box 1388
    Belton, TX 76513
    P: 254-770-2271
    [email protected]
    www.beltonedc.org/
  • Borger Economic Development Corporation

    Dan Redd
    CEO & Executive Director
    1111 Penn Avenue, P.O. Box 1157
    Borger, TX 79008-1157
    P: 806-521-0027
    [email protected]
    www.borgeredc.com
  • Brooks Development Authority

    Leo Gomez
    President & CEO
    3201 Sidney Brooks
    San Antonio, TX 78235
    P: 210-678-3300
    [email protected]
    www.brookscity-base.com
  • Burleson Economic Development

    Justin Bond
    Economic Development Manager
    141 West Renfro Street
    Burleson, TX 76028-4296
    P: 817-426-9684
    [email protected]
    www.burlesontx.com
  • Business Development Corporation of Vernon

    Jan Bonner
    Administrator
    1724 Pease Street
    Vernon, TX 76384
    P: 940-552-6502
    [email protected]
    www.bdcvernon.com
  • Cameron Industrial Foundation

    Ginger Watkins
    Economic Development Director
    P.O. Box 432 | 102 E. First Street
    Cameron, TX 76520
    P: 254-697-4970
    [email protected]
    www.cameronindustrialfoundation.com
  • Cedar Hill E.D.C.

    Allison J.H. Thompson, CEcD, EDFP
    Director of Economic Development
    285 Uptown Boulevard, Building 100
    Cedar Hill, TX 75104
    P: 972-291-5132, ext. 5
    [email protected]
    www.cedarhilledc.com
  • City Development Corporation of El Campo

    Chandra Spenrath
    Executive Director
    315 E. Jackson
    El Campo, TX 77437
    P: 979-543-6727
    [email protected]
    www.elcampoeco.org
  • City of Dallas, Office of Economic Development

    Karl Zavitkovsky
    Director, Office of Economic Development
    1500 Marilla Street, Suite 5C South
    Dallas, TX 75201
    P: 214-670-1685
    [email protected]
    www.dallas-ecodev.org
  • City of Rosenberg

    Rachelle Kanak
    Assistant Economic Development Director
    2110 4th Street (P.O. Box 32)
    Rosenberg, TX 77471
    P: 832-595-3338
    [email protected]
    www.rosenbergecodev.com
  • City of Sugar Land Economic Development

    Jennifer May
    Director
    2700 Town Center Boulevard North
    Sugar Land, TX 77479
    P: 281-275-2229
    [email protected]
    www.sugarlandecodev.com
  • City of Waxahachie

    Doug Barnes
    Director of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 757
    Waxahachie, TX 75168
    P: 972-937-7330, ext. 276
    [email protected]
    www.waxahachie.com
  • Converse Economic Development Corporation

    Kate Silvas
    Executive Director
    403 South Seguin
    Converse, TX 78109
    P: 210-659-9163
    [email protected]
    www.converseedc.com
  • Corinth Economic Development Corporation

    Guy Brown
    Executive Director
    3300 Corinth Parkway
    Corinth, TX 76208
    P: 940-498-3284
    [email protected]
    www.cityofcorinth.com
  • Dallas Regional Chamber

    Nancy Davis
    Director of Economic Development
    500 North Akard Street, Suite 2600
    Dallas, TX 75201
    P: 214-746-6731
    [email protected]
    www.dallaschamber.org
  • Decatur Economic Development Corporation (DEDC)

    Ida Mae Burnett
    Business Intelligence Specialist, CEcD
    106 South Trinity Street
    Decatur, TX 76234
    P: 940-393-0353
    [email protected]
    www.decatur-edc.com
  • Denison Development Alliance

    Tony Kaai, CEcD
    President
    311 West Woodard Street
    Denison, TX 75020
    P: 903-464-0883
    [email protected]
    www.denisontx.org
  • Denton Economic Development Partnership

    Aimee Bissett
    Director, Economic Development
    215 East McKinney
    Denton, TX 76201
    P: 940-349-7774
    [email protected]
    www.dentonedp.com
  • DeSoto Economic Development Corporation

    Jeff Bryant
    Interim Chief Executive Officer
    211 East Pleasant Run Road
    DeSoto, TX 75115
    P: 972-230-9611
    [email protected]
    www.dedc.org
  • Forney Economic Development Corporation

    Kim M. Buttram
    Executive Director
    101 East Main Street, P.O. Box 826
    Forney, TX 75126
    P: 972-564-5808
    [email protected]
    www.forneytexasedc.org
  • Frisco Economic Development Corporation

    Dave Quinn
    Vice President
    6801 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 400
    Frisco, TX 75034
    P: 972-292-5158
    [email protected]
    www.friscoedc.com
  • Georgetown Department of Economic Development

    Mark Thomas
    Director of Economic Development
    816 South Main
    Georgetown, TX 78626
    P: 512-930-3688
    [email protected]
    www.invest.georgetown.org/
  • Greater Houston Partnership

    Jason Ford, CEcD
    Vice President, Regional Economic Development
    1200 Smith Street, Suite 700
    Houston, TX 77002-4400
    P: 713-844-3650
    [email protected]
    www.houston.org
  • Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

    John M. Bonnot
    Director, Business Recruitment
    5201 North O'Connor Boulevard, Suite 100
    Irving, TX 75039
    P: 214-217-8484
    [email protected]
    www.irvingchamber.com
  • Greenspoint District (Houston, TX)

    Regina Lindsey, CEcD
    Economic Development Director
    16945 Northchase Drive, Suite 1900
    Houston, TX 77060
    P: 281-874-2137
    [email protected]
    www.greenspoint.org
  • Greenville Economic Development Corporation

    Greg Sims
    President & CEO
    2500 Stonewall St., P.O. Box 825
    Greenville, TX 75403
    P: 800-295-4141
    [email protected]
    www.greenvilletxedc.com
  • Haltom City

    Susan White
    Business Development Coordinator
    5024 Broadway Avenue
    Haltom City, TX 76117
    P: 817-222-7723
    [email protected]
    www.haltomcitytx.com
  • Harlingen Economic Development Corporation

    Raudel Garza
    Manager & CEO
    2424 Boxwood Street, Suite 125
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    P: 956-216-5085
    [email protected]
    www.harlingenedc.com
  • Hutto Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)

    Joey Grisham
    President & CEO
    321 Ed Schmidt Boulevard, Suite 200
    Hutto, TX 78634
    P: 512-759-2806
    [email protected]
    www.huttoedc.com
  • Jasper Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO)

    Chaz Allen
    Executive Director
    246 East Milam Street
    Jasper, TX 75951
    P: 409-383-6120
    [email protected]
    www.jasperedc.com
  • Kilgore Economic Development Corporation

    Amanda Nobles
    Executive Director
    1001 Synergy Boulevard, Suite 100
    Kilgore, TX 75662
    P: 903-983-3522
    [email protected]
    www.kilgore-edc.com
  • Longview Economic Development Corporation

    Susan Mazarakes-Gill, CEcD
    Executive Director
    410 North Center Street
    Longview, TX 75601
    P: 903-753-7878
    [email protected]
    www.longviewusa.com
  • Lubbock Economic Development Alliance

    Mike Hatley
    Director of Business Recruitment
    1500 Broadway, 6th Floor
    Lubbock, TX 78401
    P: 806-749-4500
    [email protected]
    www.lubbockeda.org
  • Lufkin Economic Development Corp.

    Jim Wehmeier
    Director of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 1606
    Lufkin, TX 75902
    P: 936-633-0221
    [email protected]
    www.lufkinedc.com
  • Mansfield Economic Development Corporation

    Scott Welmaker
    Director of Economic Development
    301 South Main Street
    Mansfield, TX 76063
    P: 817-453-1006
    [email protected]
    www.mansfield-texas.com
  • Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

    Christian Fletcher
    Executive Director
    801 Fourth Street
    Marble Falls, TX 78654
    P: 830-798-7079
    [email protected]
    www.marblefallseconomy.com
  • Marshall Economic Development Corporation

    Donna Maisel, CEcD
    Executive Director
    2660 East End Boulevard S
    Marshall, TX 75672
    P: 903-934-8035
    [email protected]
    www.marshalledc.org
  • McGregor Economic Development Corporation

    Frank Leos
    Chairman
    303 South Main Street
    McGregor, TX 76657
    P: 254-840-4700
    [email protected]
    www.mcgregor-texas.com
  • Midland Development Corporation

    Pam Welch
    Executive Director
    109 North Main Street
    Midland, TX 79701
    P: 432-686-3552
    [email protected]
    www.midlandtxedc.com
  • Midlothian Economic Development

    Larry Barnett
    President & CEO
    310 North 9th Street, Suite A
    Midlothian, TX 76065
    P: 972-723-3800
    [email protected]
    www.midlothian-tx.org
  • Mission Economic Development Corporation

    Alex Meade
    CEO
    901 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
    Mission, TX 78572
    P: 956-585-0040
    [email protected]
    www.missionedc.com
  • Monahans Economic Development Corporation

    Morse Haynes
    Economic Development Director
    P.O. Box 61, 303 S. Allen
    Monahans, TX 79756
    P: 432-943-2062
    [email protected]
    www.monahans.org
  • New Braunfels Economic Development

    Michael Meek, CEcD
    Executive Director
    390 South Seguin Avenue
    New Braunfels, TX 78131
    P: 830-608-2808
    [email protected]
    www.nbcham.org
  • Odessa Development Corporation

    Scott Jones
    Director of Economic Development
    700 North Grant, Suite 200
    Odessa, TX 79761
    P: 432-333-7880
    [email protected]
    www.odessatex.com
  • Paris Economic Development Corporation

    Steve Gilbert
    Executive Director
    1125 Bonham Street
    Paris, TX 75460
    P: 903-784-6964
    [email protected]
    www.paristexasusa.com/
  • Pearland Economic Development Corporation

    Matt Buchanan
    President
    1200 Pearland Parkway, Suite 200
    Pearland, TX 77581
    P: 281-997-3002
    [email protected]
    www.pearlandedc.com
  • Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

    Amy Madison, CEcD, EDFP
    Assistant Executive Director
    203 West Main Street, Suite E
    Pflugerville, TX 78660 78660
    P: 512-990-3725
    [email protected]
    www.130commercecenter.com
  • Port of Brownsville

    Donna Eymard
    Deputy Port Director
    1000 Foust Road
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    P: 956-831-4592
    [email protected]
    www.portofbrownsville.com
  • Port San Antonio

    Terry Britton
    Sr. Vice President, Real Estate Brokerage, Aquisitions & Sales
    907 Billy Mitchell Boulevard
    San Antonio, TX 78226-1802
    P: 210-362-7800
    [email protected]
    www.portsanantonio.us
  • Richardson Economic Development Partnership

    John Jacobs
    Executive Vice President
    411 Belle Grove
    Richardson, TX 75080
    P: 972-792-2802
    [email protected]
    www.telecomcorridor.com
  • Round Rock Texas Economic Development

    Ben White
    VP of Economic Development
    212 East Main Street
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    P: 512-255-5805
    [email protected]
    www.roundrocktex.com
  • San Angelo Chamber of Commerce

    John Dugan
    VP, Marketing & Recruitment
    418 West Avenue B
    San Angelo, TX 76903
    P: 325-340-4010
    [email protected]
    www.sanangelo.org
  • San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

    Tom Long
    Executive Vice President of Business Recruitment
    602 East Commerce Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    P: 210-802-4901
    [email protected]
    www.sanantonioedf.com
  • Schertz Economic Development

    David Gwin
    Director
    1400 Schertz Parkway
    Schertz, TX 78154
    P: 210-619-1070
    [email protected]
    www.schertzedc.com
  • Seagoville Economic Development Corporation

    Bekki Roberts
    President & CEO
    105 North Kaufman Street
    Seagoville, TX 75159
    P: 972-287-9944
    [email protected]
    www.seagovilleedc.com
  • Seguin Economic Development Corporation

    Terry Trevino
    Executive Director Economic Development
    205 North River Street, P.O. Box 591
    Seguin, TX 78156
    P: 830-401-2476
    [email protected]
    www.seguinedc.com
  • Sherman Economic Development Corporation

    Scott Connell, CEcD
    President
    307 West Washington Street, Suite 102
    Sherman, TX 75090
    P: 903-868-2566
    [email protected]
    www.sedco.org
  • Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County E.D.C.

    Roger Feagley
    Executive Director
    1200 Enterprise Lane
    Sulphur Springs, TX 75483
    P: 903-439-0101
    [email protected]
    www.ss-edc.com
  • Taylor Economic Development Corporation

    Sean Stockard
    President & CEO
    700 North Main, P.O. Box 975
    Taylor, TX 76574
    P: 512-352-4321
    [email protected]
    www.tayloredc.com
  • Temple Economic Development Corporation

    Charley Ayres
    Vice President
    One South First Street
    Temple, TX 76501
    P: 254-773-8332
    [email protected]
    www.choosetemple.com
  • Terrell Economic Development Corporation

    Danny Booth
    Administrator
    1314 W. Moore, P.O. Box 97
    Terrell, TX 75160
    P: 972-524-5704
    [email protected]
    www.terrelltexas.com
  • Tomball Economic Development Corporation

    Kelly Violette
    Executive Director
    29201 Quinn Road, Suite B
    Tomball, TX 77375
    P: 281-401-4086
    [email protected]
    www.tomballtxedc.org
  • Weatherford Economic Development Authority, Inc.

    Dennis Clayton, CEcD, AIA
    Executive Director
    202 W. Oak St., PO Box 255
    Weatherford, TX 76086
    P: 817-594-9429, ext. 4302
    [email protected]
    www.weatherfordtxeda.org
  • Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Tim Chase CEcD, FM
    President/CEO
    P.O. Box 1860
    Wichita Falls, TX 76307
    P: 940-723-2741
    [email protected]
    www.wichitafallscommerce.com