Downtown Relocation Moving Full Speed Ahead!
PAEDC Advertises a Request for Proposals for Construction ServicesThe Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation (PAEDC) is seeking proposals from qualified selected General Contractors to provide complete construction services for the redevelopment of the Port Arthur Savings Building located at 501 Proctor St. Port Arthur, TX 77640. Taken as a whole, the Port Arthur Savings Building is an excellent candidate for restoration and reuse by the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation and Chamber of Commerce.
If you are a Contractor interested in submitting a proposal, please click on the link below to view the RFP.
Request for Proposals
Community Labor Skills Survey
To all Port Arthur Residents
The Port Arthur EDC in conjuction with the Texas Workforce Commission is conducting a Community Labor Skills Survey in order to identify the labor skills of Port Arthur residents in an effort to seek out new jobs for the community.
Please click on the link below to fill out the survey.
Business Retention Survey
Studies have consistently demonstrated that eighty percent of the growth in most communities results from expansions of existing local businesses. As a business owner or manager in Port Arthur, you are an essential factor in the success of our local economy.
Since much of our city's future development depends on your capacity to thrive and expand, it is important to better understand your perceptions, concerns and plans for doing business in Port Arthur. The past several years have been challenging ones on a national economic level, as well as locally. We want to hear about the lessons you've learned so we can more effectively work on your behalf towards stabilizing the City of Port Arthur economy and planning for growth.
The purpose of this survey is to learn more about companies in the City of Port Arthur and about ways the Port Arthur EDC and Chamber of Commerce can best support our existing companies. In addition to learning information that will help in planning programs and services for area companies, your responses will enable us to identify ways in which we can support your specific company. This survey is being conducted as a part of an EDC business expansion and retention program.
All individual responses to this survey will be held in strict confidence.
Download a PDF version of the survey here.
You may fax your completed survey to (409) 962-4445 or mail it to 4173 39th Street, Port Arthur, Texas 77642.
Thank you for your participation in this valuable business retention program.
PAEDC Mission Statement: The mission of the PAEDC is to implement a proactive, aggressive industrial recruitment process focused upon specific industrial clusters that can achieve world-class competitive stature in Port Arthur.
The Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation is a 4a sales tax corporation created to enhance Port Arthur's business climate and overall economic development. The PAEDC is responsible for encouraging and developing business growth and attracting new business to Port Arthur. Our 300-acre business park is especially beneficial to business in the areas of manufacturing, light industrial and commercial development.
Port Arthur is ready to help you work, grow and play. Call us today to find out how we can help you realize better working conditions, higher profits and happier employees. With a mild climate and a supercharged business atmosphere, Port Arthur can help you attain your goals. From economic incentives to old-fashioned work ethics, the employees and board of directors of the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation will make every effort to make your business grow.