Site Selection Resources

Resources are available to qualified businesses looking to expand within or locate to the City of Ferris. The City of Ferris prides itself on providing a streamlined process to assist you in bringing or expanding your business within the community. Ease of doing business is just one reason to choose Ferris as your next place to locate. 

Our Workforce

When seeking workforce solutions to start or grow your business, the City of Ferris, Department of Economic Development is a resource in providing data when seeking a viable and robust workforce.

 

Click here to view general workforce information spanning over three generations.

 

Contact us for a customized Workforce Analysis specific to a particular Occupational Classification. 

Utilities

The City of Ferris is proud to partner with Texzon as their utility broker. Get up to date information regarding the deregulated natural gas and electricity markets. Utility engagement, procurement path, current market conditions and any other questions you may have regarding cost of utility services are available. Contact Rick Ausmus at (972) 480-2453

Zoning & Fee Schedule

Incentives

The City of Ferris has resources available to assist you in expanding or locating your qualified business here. In accordance with state statute a Performance Agreement is required to be met when applying for Economic Development Incentives.

Loans: Loans are available assist in financing. Rates as low as 2.50% are available.

Grants: Grants are forgivable incentives based on job creation and community betterment. Forgivable grants can be in the form of land conveyance or monetary assistance.

Tax Incentives: Incentives such as Tax Abatement, Sales Tax Rebates, and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) are available to qualifying businesses seeking to locate to the City of Ferris.

For more information on available incentives for your business, contact us or click here to download an Application for Incentives.

Supply Chain & Vendors

The City of Ferris and surrounding areas have local vendors available to make sure that the right products are delivered at the right time at the right price. Here are just a few of the vendors and suppliers available within the region:

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