Economic Development

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Established in 1995 by the voters of the City of Pearland, the Pearland Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is the lead economic development group for this thriving, business-friendly community. 

PEDC focuses on:
• Business attraction, retention and marketing
• Transportation, mobility and infrastructure
• Lower Kirby Urban Center
• Corridors and beautification

PEDC is committed to enhancing our community’s economic vitality through the attraction, retention and expansion of primary employers. PEDC works to ensure our business climate and built environment strongly support these efforts by focusing on aesthetics, infrastructure, quality of life, image, workforce and quality development and redevelopment of key Pearland districts and corridors.

PEDC is a non-profit Type B Corporation under the Texas Development Corporation Act and is primarily funded by a half-cent sales tax in the City of Pearland. The seven-member Board of Directors is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Pearland City Council for two-year terms.


Click here to view the Pearland Economic Development Web site.