Start A Business

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Take the First Step to Start Your New Business

Longview’s thriving business climate makes the city an excellent location to start a business. Whether it’s a new restaurant/retail establishment, a warehouse, or manufacturing facility, our economic development experts are here to assist you throughout the development process. 

How We Help

The Longview Development Corporation assists businesses and entrepreneurs in a number of ways. We’ll aid you with property search and site selection to help you find the perfect location to establish your company. And once you’ve selected your site, our expedited plan review and permitting process will help you get up and running as quickly and successfully as possible.

Additional Services We Provide

  • Providing data

  • Facilitating the regulatory process

  • Building relationships on the local and national level

  • Working with you to procure valuable assets for your new business or start-up

Why Longview?

New businesses have a diverse labor pool to draw from, with access to skilled and highly experienced employees and a large pool of educated college graduates ready to enter the labor market. LEDCO assists businesses with:

  • Workforce development

  • Job training services

  • Employee hiring assistance

Visit the Longview SBDC for More Info on Starting a Business