The Economic Development Vision

Our Role in Economic Development

The City of Fulshear acts as a catalyst for economic development through the efforts of our two economic development corporations and dedicated economic development team.

To achieve our shared vision and guiding principles, we promote the strategic investment of resources into high-priority areas and high-impact projects. We assist developers, brokers, site selectors, and businesses in identifying, evaluating, and realizing opportunities in Fulshear and serve as a partner and a guide throughout this process.

Guiding Principles


Fulshear maintains a unique character with abundant, attractive community assets that serve as amenities to current and future residents and businesses.


The City of Fulshear has a diversified revenue base that supports quality city services and plentiful funding for priority capital improvement projects.


The residential tax base of Fulshear is complemented and supplemented by a robust commercial tax base composed of a wide range of industries.


Economic Development Strategic Plan
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City of Fulshear Comprehensive Plan
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Livable Center Study
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Learn More About Our EDC Boards

The City of Fulshear has two economic development corporations (EDCs) that are each funded by a half-cent sales tax. The City of Fulshear Development Corporation (CDC) is a Type A sales tax corporation, and the Fulshear Development Corporation (FDC) is a Type B. Though each corporation has its own board of directors, both EDCs operate and collaborate under a unified economic development strategy.

If you are interested in serving on one of the EDC boards, here is information on how to apply

Meet Our Staff

Annel Guadalupe

Director of Economic Development


Phone: (281) 346-1796 ext. 1801

Haden Farr 

Economic Development Coordinator


Phone: (281) 346-1796 ext. 1802

Partners & Friends

Fulshear is an ever-engaged partner with numerous economic development partners – and increasingly so. For starters, Fulshear actively works with its ever-growing local chamber, the Fulshear Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, for business development and community events throughout the year.Fulshear works with these partners for business development and lead generation: Katy Area Economic Development Council Fort Bend Economic Development Council Greater Houston Partnership State of Texas Governor’s Office of Economic Development Fulshear also continues to develop a repertoire of support service providers for small businesses. In addition to FKACC, there are the Houston District of the Small Business Administration and the Fort Bend County Small Business Development Center through the University of Houston. Fulshear also works with all aforementioned partners to provide our local small businesses with access to training, employment, grant, and loan programs as they become available.