Programs & Services

We’re committed to being the resource for business relocations and retention / expansion services in Sugar Land. Whether your company is a small operation or part of a large multinational organization our services will be sensitive, confidential and timely. We have helped numerous companies succeed here through our comprehensive services, which include: 

Business Recruitment & Attraction

Sugar Land's highly educated workforce attracts industries as diverse as corporate headquarters, software development, biotechnology research, petrochemical research, energy, financial services, and information technology.

Sugar Land offers a strong economy through diversification and corporate vitality that is continually recognized on a national level for its business climate and quality of life.


Business Retention & Expansion

The strength of our local economy is built on the foundation of our current corporate citizens.  The Office of Economic Development's Business Retention and Expansion  program recognizes the importance of existing businesses and focuses on engaging the business community in gathering important information that illustrates overall trends within the region.  Studies have shown that anywhere from 40 to 80% of new jobs come from existing business within a community.  The City of Sugar Land understands that the success of our existing businesses is imperative to the overall economic health of the City and can help in building on that success in the following ways:

Additional Resources

We are dedicated to business and provide a project manager from our staff that will work on your project from inception to completion.  We provide management of local economic development incentives requests and the application process and coordinate between taxing entities, monitor regulatory matters.  In addition, our office has expert knowledge on infrastructure creation, capital improvement, GIS and database information services and collaborates on public policy with regional public partners.

Employees and Workforce

  • Coordination with higher education institutions for workforce development and training assistance/programs
  • Labor characteristics including wage and education information
  • Employee relocation guide
  • Demographic reports for the community, region and state
  • Identification of qualified job applicants and job training programs

Contact our team if you want more information or to talk about your needs.