Pasadena EDC Announces New Business Enhancement Program

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PASADENA, TX—Pasadena Economic Development Corporation [PEDC] is pleased to announce the launch of the Business Enhancement Program, a matching grant program to support local small business development and city revitalization.

The Business Enhancement Program is an?initiative available to eligible businesses to apply for funds to complete enhancement and improvement projects that improve the appearance and functionality of their exterior. Matching grant funds may be provided for 50% of the cost of construction and architectural fees, up to $20,000 per project for construction and architectural fees combined.?

The EDC’s Business Enhancement Program is well-timed to leverage the major public investment along Richey Street and Pasadena Boulevard; and spur additional investment in several other areas slated for revitalization efforts.

The program is also a straightforward development tool that serves to improve economic vitality and marketability of a building or new business – we are looking forward to funding highly visible and impactful buildings and are thrilled to offer a program that will incentivize small businesses.

When a business enhances their building’s façade, it not only signals positive change and pride, but it contributes to the overall improvement of Pasadena’s business districts.

To obtain a copy of the Grant Guidelines and the Application visit the website at http://bit.ly/BEProgram or contact the office 713.920.7957.

Pasadena EDC is a Type B Economic Development Corporation established by the City of Pasadena to undertake economic development projects that develop industry and cultivate community.


Contact:

General Questions:

Sheena Salvino
Redevelopment Manager
713-920-7967
SSalvino@pasadenaedc.com

 

Media Inquiries:

Suzette McDowell
Marketing Manager
713-920-7966
SMcdowell@pasadenaedc.com

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