Business Attraction and Existing Business Retention and Expansion

Overview

Attract targeted and emerging companies and industries by marketing Fort Worth and leveraging, enhancing and developing community assets and infrastructure.

Collaborate with Fort Worth area businesses and governments to identify opportunities for growth, and develop solutions to enrich the environment for existing business success.

Through the Business Attraction and Retention pillar, help position the profile of Fort Worth as an international city.

Through the Business Attraction and Retention pillar, help enhance our community's assets to improve its attractiveness and livability.

Annual goals

  Attract 500 jobs with a wage rate greater than the county average.

Work with stakeholders to help streamline and modernize the process of doing business with the City of Fort Worth.

  Begin to identify top business attraction challenges through a report card.

  Add 500 new jobs to existing companies with a wage rate greater than the county average.

  Identify, help and solve top existing business challenges through annual report card.

Goals through 2021

Attract 3 corporate headquarters

Attract 2,000 new jobs with wage rate greater than county average

Create 2,000 jobs from existing companies with a wage greater than the county average