The EDC is funded through a one-half cent sales tax in the City of Burleson. This municipal development corporation is focused on the recruiting and retention of job-generating businesses into the community. A staff of three evaluates proposals and presents recommendations to a board of directors. Final review of all agreements goes to the Burleson City Council.
Key Relationship Development
Strategic end-user targets
Identification of Large-Scale Opportunities
Industrial development on EDC-owned and EDC-partner properties on Interstate 35W
Retail and mixed-use locations ranging from pad sites to greenfield sites ready for power centers
Old Town Burleson design and development
Speed to Market
Expedited permit and approval process - 10 to 12 week average from initial application
Progressive City staff, Mayor, Council and City Manager that are both accessible and responsive
Board meetings and agendas can be found on the City of Burleson's website here.
We have a strategic set of partners who work together to support economic development in Burleson. Each provides a valuable tool in the site selection and development process.