Economic Development


Grand Prairie Economic Development is the city's primary engine for commercial development, charged with marketing Grand Prairie as a great place to start a business, expand a business, or just plain do business.

We are a team of professionals who use our expertise to develop, advise, manage and invest to strengthen our commercial business community and help make our city stronger and grow the city's economy.

Economic Development Resources

Small Business Resource Portal

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal will provide you with the most relevant resources and contacts to help you find success. This important tool offers a customized list of useful business resources to assist you in starting or growing your business in Texas.

The portal is easy to access and use—simply answer five short questions to generate your tailored resource list.

Types of information included in the portal:

  • Federal, State and Local Resources
  • Business Advice and Growth Assistance
  • Funding Sources
  • Additional Specific Resources
  • Small Business Webinars & Resources
  • Start Business
  • Moving Your Business to Texas
  • Business Permitting

Launch Small Business Portal

Small Business Email Alerts

We're thrilled to offer a direct channel for small businesses in our vibrant city to stay in the loop.

Join our email list today by filling out the form below. Be the first to know about exciting opportunities, local events, and valuable resources to help your business thrive.

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