Development Incentives

Purpose
The City of Burleson promotes a pro-business climate and make-it-happen attitude. Incentives are available for projects which significantly increase the tax base and/or employment opportunities for Burleson. Custom incentive packages are available to businesses looking to expand in Burleson or seeking to locate in Burleson.

Incentives
Since 2000, development incentives have produced more than $75 million in direct investment in Burleson, creating more than 1,000 jobs. Incentives have also spurred millions of dollars of additional retail sales and spurred the revitalization of Old Town Burleson.

To submit an application for development incentives, please read our Incentive Policy (PDF) and fill out the included form. Based on the information provided, our professional economic development staff will evaluate opportunities for local and state incentives for your project. For additional information regarding incentives, please email our staff.

Local Incentives
The following incentives exist for development projects in Burleson:
  • Chapter 380 Economic Development grants
  • City and County Tax abatements (business property and real property)
  • Creation of special taxing districts, such as TIFs, MMDs, or PIDs
  • Fast-track permitting
  • Infrastructure assistance
  • Type A and Type B sales tax
  • Workforce development assistance
State Incentives
A guide to state incentives is available by visiting Texas State Incentive Guide (PDF).