Austin's Prosperity Engine
The City of Austin's Economic Development Department supports and recruits business to Austin through all our divisions: Cultural Arts, Global Business Expansion, Heritage Tourism, Music & Entertainment, Redevelopment and Small Business.
Our mission is to promote a competitive, sustainable and equitable economy for all.
- Cultural Arts Division Programs that integrate arts and artists into economic development.
- Global Business Expansion Division Increases jobs and investment in Austin with programs that support business expansion and attraction
- Heritage Tourism Division Programs aimed to attract tourists by preserving historic buildings, sites, and districts
- Music & Entertainment Division Programs that support Austin’s venues, commercial music businesses, and musicians
- Redevelopment Division Facilitates innovative partnerships and projects to re-invigorate Austin neighborhoods and commercial districts
- Small Business Division Provides help to small business owners and people who want to start a small business