Business intelligence tools deliver economic development to Pasadena

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10 Mar 2023


Seeking a new location to jump-start your business success? Operating in Pasadena, TX, puts a wide range of operations - from the international corporation to the entrepreneurial start-up - right in the middle of immediate opportunity. 

As the second-largest city in the Greater Houston Metro Area, Pasadena is a community dedicated to helping businesses thrive through committed partnerships and understanding how to put the region’s amenities to work for them. 

However, navigating the steps to find the perfect location can be daunting. The Pasadena Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) exists to assist site selectors and business leaders in understanding the competitive business environment in Pasadena. Whether locating a site/building or understanding how best to reach essential customers and suppliers, PEDC proudly offers several business tools to make that process productive and efficient.

Sizeup your business fit in Pasadena

Looking for crucial information that will provide you with a competitive advantage in the metropolitan Houston market? SizeUp Pasadena is a free tool existing businesses can utilize for expansion projects and those seeking to enter the Pasadena area can better understand the economic environment. SizeUp brings the power of big data to the small business community, leveling the competitive business playing field by providing easily understandable market research based on big data, algorithm-based analysis and super-computing. Begin by entering an industry and city and then drill down deeper with more specific economic and demographic information to deliver detailed information on regional competitors, potential customers and suppliers. 

Plan for success with geographic information systems

SIte selection is made simple in Pasadena with the ZoomProspector tools from GIS Planning on the PEDC website. Interested site selectors, business leaders and small business entrepreneurs can use the tools to learn more about Pasadena’s community profile or search for available sites and buildings within specific industries or clusters. Demographic data to define the area’s labor force or comparisons to numerous other cities are a few simple keystrokes away. 

But using the GIS Planning tools may be daunting for those unfamiliar with them. GIS Planning has provided numerous tutorials to make the most of your experience with the platform. Some of the most pertinent videos are below or peruse the complete library of GIS Planning training videos.

Make Pasadena work for your business

The PEDC offers a wealth of resources for finding the perfect site or building to meet your business needs. Its personnel can work with business leaders and entrepreneurs to navigate the numerous financial incentives available to businesses operating in Pasadena. Locating in Pasadena unlocks the potential behind significant infrastructure advantages, from a world-class interstate highway network, quick access to multiple international air travel options and the unique shipping/receiving possibilities at Port Houston. Learn more about how Pasadena’s target industries have built these amenities into their plan for success. 

Contact PEDC today!

Contact PEDC today to learn more about how we are available to support every project, from site selection for new businesses to the existing businesses seeking to grow and thrive in Pasadena.