LEDA provides a broad selection of programs and services that meet the needs of headquarters, back-office support, research, manufacturing or distribution related companies and industries looking to relocate or expand in this market.

The LEDA Team’s Number one priority is to make sure all requests are handled confidentially and that all services are provided free of charge. Our recruitment, retention and expansion programs include:

  • Gathering and analyzing market and demographic information
  • Supplying up-to-date economic data, regional data and information, and labor market analyses
  • Conducting workforce assessments
  • Supplying utility rate quotes and load calculations
  • Assistance with locating a suitable site or building (Available real estate opportunities)
  • Connecting clients with community officials, business leaders, brokers and vendors
  • Acting as a liaison with local and state offices and agencies
  • Providing connections and guidance with local planning and permitting agencies
  • Coordinating meetings with allies
  • Hosting site visits in Lubbock as well as familiarization tours of the region
  • Assistance in compiling state and local incentive programs
  • Development of incentive packages
  • Providing economic impact analyses
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Assistance which includes:
    • Cost savings analysis report
    • Providing connections with customs brokers and the U.S. Department of Commerce
    • Facilitating a security analysis of potential FTZ sites
    • Providing checklist of items needed to activate FTZ
    • Providing liaison assistance to activate FTZ 
  • Assistance to clients after deciding to expand/relocate to Lubbock including:
    • Coordinating press releases and events such as grand openings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies
    • Implementing employee recruitment and training programs

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