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The Katy Area Economic Development Council, a private, non-­profit, full-­service economic development corporation, invites your company to join.

Founded in 2003 with the mission of establishing the Katy area as the premier location for families and businesses through planned economic growth and development, the activities include business attraction in the office, medical, light industrial and mixed use project sectors.

Other objectives of Katy Area EDC include the retention and expansion of existing businesses, the promotion and facilitation of infrastructure projects to support business development, and the improvement of  quality of life and place for residents of the Katy area.

The primary service territory of Katy Area EDC is generally defined by the boundaries of the Katy Independent School District (181 square miles) which includes the City of Katy, parts of the City of Houston and Fulshear, and parts of Harris, Fort Bend and Waller Counties. As a member your company can contribute to the positive growth and development of the entire region.

Services offered by the Katy Area EDC and its staff of professionals include:

  • Building and maintaining a geographic information system (GIS) with web access.
  • Marketing and branding Katy.
  • Responding to site selectors and the State of Texas with proposals and information about the Katy area.
  • Providing confidential site selection services to business prospects.
  • Recruiting new businesses to locate in the service area.
  • Providing existing, expanding businesses with technical assistance and information on permitting, financing, incentives, site selection and training.
  • Developing and maintaining business, demographic, and property databases.
  • Conducting economic impact Analysis of new business and development.
  • Developing and administrating incentive policies and programs.
  • Discouraging and/or opposing projects adverse to the quality of life, quality growth and quality development of Katy.
  • Monitoring and supporting infrastructure development.
  • Providing a forum for members to be informed of new project issues.
  • Facilitating work force development programs and higher education opportunities.
  • Assisting in the formation of new technology driven businesses that support Technology Incubator West Houston.
  • Membership Levels: Board of Governors, Strategic Partners, Associate

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Frank Lombard
Director of Membership
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