Longview is the center of economic activity for a significant part of Northeast Texas. As our nickname implies, the "Piney Woods" is known for its abundant trees and water. Cultural, career, and educational opportunities provide a wonderful place for families and businesses to grow.
Longview is the largest city and the major business center for the region. It has a reputation as a dynamic community offering an outstanding business climate. The city’s business and political leaders support economic development and are eager to show what the city has to offer expanding companies.
The Longview Economic Development Corporation is one of Texas’ major economic development groups and manages the economic development program for the City of Longview. The Corporation’s professional staff leads a coordinated marketing program with the assistance of many partners throughout the region and is able to provide timely and accurate information to companies planning to expand in Longview. The goal is to help companies excel in the global economy.
Since its inception in 1992, the Longview Economic Development Corporation has assisted hundreds of companies who have created over 8,000 jobs in the region and invested hundreds of millions of dollars. The Longview Economic Development Corporation has been recognized nationally for its ability to respond quickly to requests for information and for being a partner in assisting companies.
Working in cooperation with site location consultants, facility managers, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), and the State of Texas, this web site uses nationally recognized site location selection standards to provide top quality information to decision-makers. The Longview Economic Development Corporation is committed to excellence and offers customized responses to requests. Contact the Corporation today for valuable information for your business.