The mission of the FEDC is to improve the business environment and overall economic opportunity for Floresville through targeted business attraction, real estate development, community promotion, collaborative partnerships with business and develop the historical sites to improve tourism in the area.
What is the Floresville Economic Development Corporation?
The FEDC is a 4B sales tax corporation created in 1997, by the Floresville City Council and residents who recognized the need to set aside money to enhance Floresville’s business climate and overall economic development. The FEDC is responsible for promoting and funding community facilities and related projects throughout the city to promote a more robust local economy.
The FEDC, in conjunction with the UTSA Economic Development Institute and UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC), offers NO COST, confidential business counseling at City Hall. Counseling includes management issues, business planning, financing, research and marketing, international trade, technology, and contracting. Call Ben Garza, MBA, Senior Certified Business Advisor at (210) 428-9585 or UTSA at (210) 458-2460 for an appointment at City Hall.
FEDC invests in real estate development to promote new business or expansion of existing business within the city. This includes build-to-suit, acquisition of property, and bearing the initial cost of installing water, sewer, street drainage, electric lines, curbing and paved roads to business sites. To receive more information, contact us.
FEDC Façade/Signage Cost Matching Grant Program
Projects approved by the FEDC Board will be matched by a to-be-determined percentage, not to exceed 50 percent, by FEDC for each dollar the applicant spends on the façade/signage project with maximum up to $7,500 per project. A written application and FEDC decision is required before work begins. Contact Tommy Baker at (830) 393-3965.
FEDC Cost-Sharing Façade/Signage Grant Policy
FEDC will coordinate any requests for state funding available through the Governor's Office for Economic Development and Tourism website or other State of Texas agencies for economic development.