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.

By aggressively recruiting new development and new business, combined with providing a strong retention and expansion program, the Department has a proven industry track record of providing assistance and knowledge while creating jobs and new business opportunities. We take great pride in forming unified collaboration between Economic Development and the Planning, Development, Inspections & Transportation Departments to offer the business community a one-stop shopping system to smoothly approach facility start-ups, expansion and new developments.

We are dedicated to investing in commercial growth, but it's not only economic ... it's also human growth and capital so Grand Prairie business and residential citizens realize a rich, rewarding and vibrant future.

Development in Grand Prairie

Building Permits, Occupancy Permits, Code

Economic Development Resources

Commercial Real Estate Research, Market Reports

Dallas-Fort Worth Demographics, Business Climate, Transportation Projects

Independent Business Organizations, Networking

Labor Market

Property Appraisal Values, Business Personal Property Forms, Exemption Applications


State of Texas

Workforce, Training, Grants