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Economic Development


The City of La Porte offers a fantastic location, a relaxed, enjoyable quality of life, competitive incentives and a strong affiliation with its sister cities in the Houston Bay Area.

The "La Porte By the Bay" advertising campaign captures of the best features about the City of La Porte: our location. Situated on Galveston Bay just east of downtown Houston, La Porte offers warm hospitality and small-town charm with serious business potential.

Our two industrial districts provide a strong employment base of residents who love their hometown and go out of their way to support it. Our friendly neighbors, cool summer breezes, and proximity to the natural beautify of the Bay make La Porte a superb choice for businesses considering a new location or an expansion in the Houston Bay Area.

Please explore our website and learn more about our industry, incentives, partnerships and quality of life. We are here to serve you when you are ready to make your site selection.

City Contact:
Scott D. Livingston
604 W. Fairmont Pkwy
La Porte, TX 77571
(281) 470-5016 office
(281) 842-1259 fax

Click below for printable fact sheets about the City of La Porte, including quick facts, demographics, incentives, major employers, and a copy of our Economic Development Strategic Plan.