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The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation offers several programs to entice businesses to consider our city as a prime location for expansion and development.  Be sure to download and review our Economic Development Incentive Policy as this document provides the guidance needed for consideration.

For any incentive consideration, please download and complete our Seabrook Incentive Application. The incentive programs we offer include:

  • Demolition Grant
  • Sales Tax Rebates
  • Business Development Incentive

Demolition Grant

What is it?
Designed to encourage property owners to remove derelict / vacant structures and clear property for new development.

How does it work?

Applicant must be the property owner and submit plans / cost estimates for the removal and clearing of structure / property.

Who qualifies?
Business property owners in the city limits and within one of four Empowerment Zones.

How do I apply?
Complete an application (below) and review with City staff.

Download Incentives Policy and Application


Sales Tax Rebates

What is it?
A rebate of the applicants portion of the sales tax received by the City.

How does it work?
The City collects 2% sales tax on any taxable retail sale made in the city limits and the funds are allocated as follows: 1% to the City's general fund; 0.5% to the Economic Development Corporation; and 0.5% to the crime district / crime prevention. An applicant may apply for a rebate of their contribution towards the 0.5% Economic Development Corporation portion. The City may pay any rebates based upon the confidential sales report received from the State of Texas Comptroller's Office after receipt of actual sales taxes by the City.  

Who qualifies?
Businesses located in the City of Seabrook in a Neighborhood Empowerment Zone.

How do I apply?
Complete an incentive application and review with City staff. 

Download Incentives Policy and Application


Business Development Incentives

What are they?
Business Development Incentives – allows for loans / grants to stimulate business and commercial activity.

How does it work?
Agreement can take many forms: sales tax rebates, loans, infrastructure improvements, property exchange…

Who qualifies?
Business locating within one of four Empowerment Zones.

How do I apply?
Complete an incentive application and review with City staff.

Download Incentives Policy and Application

County, State and Federal Incentives

Harris County

Seabrook is located in Harris County, which offers its own set of incentives for business development. To find out more, please click on this link to read the most current qualifications from Harris County.

State of Texas

The State of Texas offers a wide range of incentives for an equally wide range of businesses seeking to locate / expand to the area. For the most updated information on Texas incentives, please click this link.

Economic Development
1700 1st St.
Seabrook, TX 77586

Ph: (281) 291.5730
Fx: (281) 291.5690

Paul Chavez

Pat Patel

LeaAnn Dearman

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