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About Economic Development

The City of Austin has established itself as a world leader in technology, innovation, energy, workforce development, music and creativity that has led to significant business expansion and overall growth.

The Economic Development Department supports and recruits business to Austin through all our divisions: Cultural Arts, Global Business Expansion, Heritage Tourism, Music & Entertainment, Redevelopment, and Small Business.

Our mission is to promote a competitive, sustainable and equitable economy for all.