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Why Commerce, Texas?

Texas is ranked as the number 1 Best Business Climate in the U.S. With the 9th largest global economy of $1,616B.
Get instant access to markets in Oklahoma ($191B), Arkansas ($114B), and Louisiana($227B) within two hours from Commerce.
2021 GDP projected to increase by 5.5%
Texas’ population is projected to double by 2050 to ~50 million residents
City of Commerce
  • Hunt County Population of ~100,000

  • Air transportation via DFW International Airport, Dallas Love Field, Majors Airfield and Commerce Municipal Airport.

  • Rail service provided by the NETEX Rail Line and NETC (Northeast Texas Connector).

  • Home to Texas A&M University-Commerce (2nd largest A&M university)

  • Paris Junior College campuses within 15, 20 and 45 miles

  • 65 miles northeast of the Dallas Metroplex with quick access to IH-30.

  • Five area lakes

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We pride ourselves on a culture that promotes healthy productivity and positivity at every possible moment.


As professionals, we believe that we serve our community and ourselves best when we are dedicated learners. There is no challenge we cannot take on because there is no lesson we are not willing to learn.


The foundation in Commerce is laid for a remarkable future. Our partners believe in the importance of constantly building, improving and leaving our community a better place.


No matter how much we accomplish, we will remain steadfast in our mission to grow and evolve and serve our community even better.
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EDC Board Meeting Agendas

Notice of Quorum March 21, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

A quorum of the Board of Directors for the Commerce Economic Development Corporation may be present for a prospect facility tour (Project: The SS Maple.24).During the tour, no discussion, deliberation, or action between board members will take place. View Agenda

March 21, 2024

Notice of Regular Meeting COMMERCE CITY HALL 1119 ALAMO STREET, COMMERCE, TX 75428

January 24, 2024

Notice of Regular Meeting COMMERCE CITY HALL 1119 ALAMO STREET, COMMERCE, TX 75428

November 15, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING – Notice-of-Meeting-11.15.23 9:00 AM Commerce City Hall 1119 Alamo Street Commerce, TX 75428