The Economic Development department encourages commercial development opportunities for new and existing businesses while preserving the character, natural resources, and historic charm that make Boerne a wonderful place to live and work.
The city offers a full array of financial incentives, matching grant programs, and other incentives to promote downtown revitalization, commercial building façade improvements, business retention development, relocation, and expansion.
Working with other City departments and outside organizations, the Economic Development department plays a vital role in helping businesses navigate the development process in Boerne.
Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation
The city's primary partner for development, the BKCEDC is an independent, nonprofit organization that spearheads the development and diversification of the economy in Boerne and Kendall County.
The City of Boerne’s Planning and Community Development department implements the City’s comprehensive growth plan, reviews development plans, ensures compliance with ordinances and codes, process grant requests, and more.
The City of Boerne Development Services department provides an engineering review of public infrastructure for residential and commercial projects within the city limits. A plan review by the City Engineer ensures projects meet compliance with city construction specifications and city ordinance.
The Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce promotes economic vitality through advocacy, education, and connections to its more than 800 members. Benefits of membership include unique marketing opportunities, one-to-one consultations, and much more.