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Gainesville Economic Development Corp

Gainesville Economic Development Corp



About Us

The Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) is your one-stop-shop for expert information. We can supply you with the data you require and the customized incentives you need. The GEDC works to develop and maintain a diverse and vibrant economic base by supporting current businesses, providing the resources entrepreneurs need for start-up, and assisting site selectors with relocation and expansion.

The GEDC is a Texas Type B Economic Development Corporation formed in 1994 and funded by ¼ of 1 percent of the sales and use tax for the City. The funds are used to fuel economic and industrial growth primarily through the following strategies:

Retention and Expansion of Existing Businesses
Targeted Marketing and Recruitment of New Business
Incentives and Infrastructure
Talent Development Training through Education and Workforce Partnerships
Primary Job Creation
The GEDC’s focus is on primary employers whose companies sell a majority of their products and services to markets outside of Cooke County, funneling those new dollars into our local economy.


Gainesville Courthouse
Downtown Gainesville
Industrial Corridor
Gainesville Airport
Santa Fe Depot
Black Hill Farm

Rep/Contact Info

Diane Johns
Administrative Officer
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William Myers
Executive Director