EconDev Week | Highlighting the Role of Economic Development

EconDev Week | Highlighting the Role of Economic Development

Economic Development Week (#EconDevWeek) is a program run started by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) that focuses on the promotion of programs and tools that help grow local economies.Within the City of Schertz, economic development is a group...
Incentive Toolkit – State Incentives

Incentive Toolkit – State Incentives

As discussed in the previous post, Texas is unique from other states. Not only are the majority of our incentives offered at the local level but our state incentives match the grandeur which everyone has come to expect from Texas. The following is an overview of the...
Incentive Toolkit – Local Incentives

Incentive Toolkit – Local Incentives

Texas is unique from other states in many ways. In economic development, this distinction is most evident in incentives. In contrast to other states, the majority of incentives are offered at the local level rather than the state level. The following is an overview of...
Mission – A Focus On Projects

Mission – A Focus On Projects

Missions, historical outposts that once dotted the western frontier, are a big deal in Texas. Established to extend territory and promote outreach, Missions served in many roles, including as symbols (you’ve probably heard of the Alamo). In a similar way, the Schertz...