Economic Development

The City of Friendswood’s Economic Development office is located in City Hall and has programs and tools to encourage business development in the city.

Discover and access incentive programs and outreach initiatives the city offers such as –

    • Municipal grants
    • Downtown Neighborhood Empowerment Zone that waives water, wastewater impact and development fees
    • Property tax abatement that includes provisions for alternative “green” development
    • Tax increment financing
    • Freeport Tax Exemption
    • Demographic reports and studies
    • Pre-development meetings held weekly

In addition to the programs and tools described above, the city’s Economic Development office can provide useful information on available properties, demographics and business incentives at local and state levels.

For more information, contact
Karen Capps