Nederland EDC

1519 Boston Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627

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The Nederland Economic Development Corporation has two primary programs to assist businesses seeking to expand or locate in Nederland. If you have questions about any of the programs please call 409-729-1020 or stop by our office 1519 Boston Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627.  We are located  across the street from the Nederland Windmill, Tex Ritter Park, and between the Nederland Heritage Festival and Chamber of Commerce.

Economic Development Incentives

This program can be used to assist a business locate or expand in Nederland. It can be used for a new or expanding business. The applicant is required to attend a personal interview with the EDC Staff.  The next step will be a mandatory session of at least one hour with the Small Business Development Center. The applicant will be required to provide a formal business plan, financial statements and cost estimates among other items. After review of the application the board determines how much incentive may be available. After an incentive has been awarded, the business will be monitored for a period of time to see that they generate business, sales tax revenue and secure job creation to fulfill contract standards.

PRIDE Program (Providing Rewards in Development Efforts)

The PRIDE program provides grants to qualified businesses within the City limits of Nederland. Qualifying applicants may receive funds for projects that enhance property and provide visual improvements to the exterior of their facilities. Projects may include:

Parking improvements
Building Facades

Grants approved may be reimbursed 50% of the cost of items listed above,  not to exceed a maximum reimbursement of $10,000.  Applicants may not apply two years in a row. Funds are allocated each year and are limited. Applications are available late September  and can be submitted beginning October 1st.


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