Economic Development Corporation
Industrial Development Corporation
4A Economic Development Corporation
2500 Stonewall St. , Suite 809
PO Box 825, Greenville, TX, 75403-0825
Board of Development
- Interim Executive Director
Larry Green Jr.- Chairman
Barbara Carter - Administrative
Board of Development, chartered by the City Council in 1941 to promote the industrial
growth of Greenville, receives funding from the municipally owned electric utility
system. The Board is ready, willing and able to assist companies with relocation
plans. There are eight Fortune 500 companies located in Greenville, plus many other businesses, which are testimony
to the cooperation of the community with industry.
Greenville serves as the business hub to north Texas with all the ingredients
conducive to a healthy, productive business life: a clean environment, plentiful
land, excellent schools and churches, convenient access to Dallas, a highly educated
and diverse workforce, a business-friendly attitude, fully developed transportation
networks, and an aggressive marketing program.
Greenville’s economic strength stems from its pro-business attitude and its diversified
manufacturing and distribution base.
range from food processing and plastic extrusion to government contracting and data
processing centers. The diversity of Greenville’s product line has been made possible
by its vast transportation
infrastructure and communication networks, which provide industry with a swift
and efficient means of moving people, products, and information.
Situated in the heart of
north Texas, Greenville employers fill 16,954 jobs, drawing from a labor force
of 556,674 within a 40-mile radius. Surveys conducted by companies with multiple
sites throughout the U.S. indicate Greenville employees are their most productive
and hold the record for the lowest absenteeism rate in the nation.
sites include two fully developed industrial parks with over 1,200 acres available.
The economic development arm of the City, the Greenville Board of Development, oversees
these properties with sites sold at below-market prices for businesses ready to
expand or relocate.
are among the strongest in north Texas. The school district produces National Merit
Scholars and supports active athletic and academic programs. Located 15 miles from
Greenville, Texas A & M University at Commerce offers excellent higher education
opportunities. Additionally, nearby are three community colleges, two trade schools,
and two technical centers, offering residents and employers a wide selection of
continuing education opportunities.
The city’s pro-business attitude is reflected in its adoption of guidelines and
criteria for Tax Abatement and establishment of the Greenville Enterprise Zone.
Greenville is ready and able to provide additional incentives to business and industry
expanding into or relocating to Greenville.
Nationally recognized companies such as Newell Rubbermaid, Cytec Fiberite, and L-3
communications Integrated Systems have taken advantage of the excellent location
of Greenville’s industrial parks, transportation links, local incentives, and pro-business
Greenville can fit your needs. There is ample natural gas, water and electrical
power. The city offers superior plant sites, good schools and, best of all, a great
community filled with people who know what “an honest day’s work” means.
Let us know when to expect you! We will meet your company plane at our airport,
or we can pick you up at Dallas Love Field or DFW Airport by automobile.
Please let us hear from you.
Interim Executive Director
Greenville Board of Development
P.O. Box 825
Greenville, Texas 75403-0825
800-295-4141 Fax 903-455-8820
For more information on the Board of Development and specific tax incentives
for moving your business to Greenville, visit their web page at