Incentives & Programs

Creating New Job Market Opportunities


The Bowie Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to administer Bowie’s Type 4A economic development sales tax for the promotion and development of new and expanded business enterprises that result in industrial and economic development with an emphasis on job opportunities in the Bowie, Texas area. The BEDC team offers business assistance on a case-by-case basis to stimulate business attraction, retention, redevelopment, and expansion. The base of assistance is determined by several factors including:
  • Capital investment
  • Community impact (both retention and attraction)
  • Median wage
  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code
  • Number of full-time jobs created
  • Number of full-time jobs retained
  • Type of operation

Performance Requirements



Performance requirements are required for all projects approved by BEDC and are based on a period of time,creation of jobs and capital investment made by the company as negotiated on or before the expenditure of grant funds and/or loan programs. (known as a Performance Agreement).

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For best results, contact the Economic Development Department at 940-872-4193. Our BEDC team understands and respects your privacy and confidence.