To continue to diversify and expand the economy of Longview to provide the highest level of job opportunities and quality of life to Longview residents.
The Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) is one of Texas’ major economic development groups managing economic development for the City of Longview, Texas. If a local company is planning to expand or if a business from outside the region wants to locate in Longview, LEDCO’s professional staff is trained to help them. LEDCO partners with over twenty groups in the region to provide high quality, critical information including available land and buildings. Since October 1999 LEDCO has provided incentives to 66 existing and 19 new companies.
The Longview Economic Development Corporation was created by the voters of Longview in 1991 under the Development Act of 1979 (Texas Revised Civil Statutes Article 5190.6) section 4A for the purpose of creating and retaining primary jobs. The Corporation’s independent board of directors, five voting members, five non-voting members, is appointed by the mayor and city council. The Corporation owns two business parks in Longview with 1,200 acres of land. Since its inception, the Longview Economic Development Corporation has assisted hundreds of firms resulting in over 8,000 new jobs in the region and $350 million in new investment.
Working in cooperation with site selection consultants, facility managers, developers, realtors, and property owners, the Longview Economic Development Corporation in Longview, Texas is the central information source for all development in the City of Longview, Gregg County and the surrounding region. The Corporation’s nationally recognized, award-winning website, www.LongviewUSA.com, contains the following information and much, much more: available sites and buildings, demographic & psychographic data, maps, aerial photographs and an existing manufacturers database.
|LEDCO Economic Impact 1992 - 2009|
|Texas take on the U.S. Economy, Power Point Presentation|
|Longview Performance Overview
|Longview Performance Overview, Executive Summary|