Expand or Relocate

Whether you’re expanding or relocating your business, the Greater Waco Chamber's Economic Development team has the resources and contacts you need. Our team works to attract, retain, expand and develop business activity and is dedicated to carrying out the Chamber’s mission “to enhance Greater Waco as a center of excellence and the community of choice for business” through the Build Greater Waco campaign.

Our team is the primary point of contact for clients and consultants evaluating the Greater Waco area for new and expanding investments. We serve clients throughout the development process in site selection, incentive negotiations, project management, and connect your company to a multitude of resources.

The Greater Waco Chamber is Here to Help
  • Community Tours

  • Site Selection Analysis

  • Real Estate Market Search

  • Custom Research

  • Development Proposals

  • Local, State and Federal Incentive negotiations

  • Access to Government Officials and Local Business leaders

  • Labor Market Analysis

  • Training Partnerships

  • Recruitment Assistance

  • Permitting Assistance

  • Site Development & Utilities

To provide important data to local and prospective businesses, the Chamber Economic Development team develops and maintains demographic, business, workforce and development publications for Waco MSA and the 18 cities within its jurisdiction. 

The Chamber economic development team assists businesses in locating available buildings and sites and provides a list of properties in our property search tool. Our team also leads the asset development and management of the Waco Industrial Foundation, an 1,800-acre portfolio at the Texas Central Park and Waco International Aviation Park at Texas State Technical College Airport.

Within Greater Waco, five notable target industries, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Healthcare, Professional and Financial Services, and Supply Chain Management,  have found sustained success and helped build a stronger economy. 

Greater Waco has a history of successfully supporting projects, from the earliest stages of site selection and incentive negotiations to project announcement and beyond. Once your business is established, Greater Waco and McLennan County are committed to providing you with ongoing and aggressive business expansion support.

In fact, since 2006 to year end 2023, our team has supported 72 new attraction projects and 87 expansion projects that created over 13,260 jobs and $4.4 billion in capital investment in the Greater Waco community.”

Start Your Relocation Or Expansion With Us

Each year, our team leads an active local industry on-site visit program to more than 100 Greater Waco area employers. Our business retention and expansion manager works with a team of Chamber volunteers, staff, and elected local officials to meet with business managers, tour facilities, and assist with any issues to ensure the health of the local tax base and employment. 

Contact for
Expand or Relocate
Kris Collins
Senior Vice President Economic Development
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