About Us Overview
The Industry Development Division assists start-up ventures, existing businesses and those relocating to San Antonio with development and expansion needs. The Industry Development Division offers the following local, state and/or federal financial incentives:
- Tax Credits
- Low Interest Loans
- Tax Exemptions
- Training Funds or Programs
- Reduced Utility Costs
San Antonio’s business friendly climate makes the city the best place for growth and development in Texas. As the Milken Institute’s Best Performing United States City for Jobs, San Antonio has remained resilient through the recession and its unemployment rate continues to fall well below the state and national average.
The International Business Development Division promotes San Antonio and its positive economic climate, growing economy, and strong and educated workforce to recruit and attract international businesses to the community and to assist local companies grow globally. San Antonio's unique cultural and industry diversity makes it an ideal business and investment destination in the United States. Working with local and international partners, the International Division provides tools and resources to assist international companies to enter and establish a presence in the U.S. market and to help local companies foster and sustain international business relationships for trade and investment opportunities.