Sugar Land Development Corporation was approved by City Council
and established as a non-profit corporation in April 1993.
To promote, assist, and enhance economic development activities in the City of Sugar Land.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Sugar Land Development Corporation is a “Type A” economic
development corporation governed by a Board of Directors and authorized
under Texas law to levy an economic development sales tax to promote,
assist and enhance economic development activities for the benefit of
the City. As part of these responsibilities, the Board of Directors is
charged with overseeing the SLDC’s Direct Incentive policy and program,
as well as making recommendations on the City Economic Development
Strategic Plan. The corporation utilized a .25 cent sales tax approved
by voters for the purpose of funding economic development activities.
The main requirement for the voter-approved tax is the recruitment and
retention of primary employment within the City. Learn more about the SLDC >>