How We Help

Ready For You

If your company is looking for a great place to do business, we would like for you to consider Lockhart. The City of Lockhart offers a very business-friendly environment and plenty of resources within the Lockhart Economic Development Corporation to support the opening or expansion of your company. 

About The EDC

The Lockhart EDC is a department within the City of Lockhart, and is designed to provide a range of business and economic development assistance. From entrepreneurs to large corporations and from retail to manufacturing companies, the Lockhart Economic Development Corporation is here to work with your business and can include both financial and non-financial assistance depending upon your needs. The EDC can help you find the right Lockhart city department to accommodate your requests whether it’s planning, obtaining permits, an application for incentives or for filming in Lockhart, or even a revolving loan.

City of Lockhart

The Lockhart Economic Development Corporation works collaboratively with other departments in the City of Lockhart, the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Caldwell County Hispanic Chamber as well as with many regional economic development organizations, business organizations, and financial institutions. The Economic Development Corporation is a resource for businesses not only through its own programs and staff, but also through a network of individuals and organizations.

Business Development Partners
Opportunity Austin Regional Partners

Five County Initiative for Job Creation in Central Texas 

Opportunity Austin was a five-year, five-county economic development initiative aimed at fostering job-creating investment in Central Texas. Launched in 2004, this regional strategy aimed to create 72,000 regional jobs and increase regional payroll by $2.9 billion. To implement the strategy, the regional business community committed to invest $14.4 million.

Opportunity Austin has registered solid success. Regional employment growth has surpassed even the most optimistic scenarios. 

Greater San Marcos Partnership

Economic Growth in Hays and Caldwell Counties, Texas 

The Greater San Marcos Region is ideally located on the IH-35 corridor just 30 miles south of Austin and 40 miles north of San Antonio, two of the fastest growing MSAs in the United States and the fastest growing region in Texas. The Greater San Marcos Region represents the lower half of the Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos MSA, which includes all of Hays and Caldwell Counties. The cities of Buda, Kyle, Dripping Springs, San Marcos, Wimberley, Lockhart and Luling are within the two county jurisdiction.