Information for Businesses
The City of Freeport now offers several economic development incentives for commercial and residential development.  Some of the programs currently being offered include:

Enterprise Zone Designation, which is an economic incentive for businesses wanting to locate to the area.

Tax Increment Financing, which is a tax incentive for development of commercial and/or residential projects.

Tax Abatements for commercial and residential projects.

The City of Freeport has several acres of undeveloped land to suit every need. We have waterfront commercial zoning available near the Port of Freeport . We have railroad access and are located within a few short miles to the Brazoria County Airport . We are neighbors to the world’s largest petro-chemical complex.
Top Ten Employers
 Company  Type  Estimated Number of Employees
 Dow Chemical USA (TX Op)  Chemical  5000
 U. S. Contractors  Labor, etc.  2000-4000
 TX Dept of Criminal Justice  Prison  2,575
 Brazosport ISD  Education  1,800
 Phillips 66 Company  Chemical/Petroleum  1,356
 Brazoria County Government  County Courthouse  1,156
 Gulf States  Engineers, Labor, etc.  838
 BASF  Chemical  800
 Amoco Chemical  Chemical  750
 Monsanto  Chemical  630

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