About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the CCREDC is to expand and enhance the region's economic base

by developing and/or supporting projects that create primary jobs.

About the CCREDC Program

The Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit organization responsible for creating, managing and supervising programs and activities that promote, assist, and enhance economic development throughout the Coastal Bend region. CCREDC’s partners include the cities of Corpus Christi and Portland, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, Nueces and San Patricio counties, and 180 private-sector members.  CCREDC is governed by a 25-member Board of Directors whose members are appointed by the city, port, counties, and investor membership.

Through its business attraction and business retention and expansion programs, Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation focuses its economic development efforts on the creation of new primary jobs and new investment in the following industry sectors: 
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  • Extraction (Oil & Gas Exploration) and related midstream logistics
  • Petrochemical and related operations
  • Manufacturing/Fabrication
  • Water Transportation (Deepwater, Ocean)
  • Warehousing, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Professional Business Services
  • Steel Manufacturing
  • Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • Unmanned aerial systems and related aviation
Single Point of Contact
Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation  (CCREDC) serves as the single point of contact for primary employers interested in locating or expanding in the Coastal Bend region. As the single point of contact, the CCREDC works in partnership with new or existing primary employers to facilitate, and expedite, the economic development process. CCREDC/ Primary Employer partnership includes, but is not limited to:
  • Site selection process for new primary employers
  • Advocacy for existing primary employers
  • Facilitating meetings, as needed, with city, county and port representatives
  • Coordinating incentive proposals through the approval process
  • Aiding taxing entities with the formulation of policy
Development Partners 

To be successful, an economic development organization must have dedicated and committed partners that will work together towards improving the economic climate of the community and region. Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation is fortunate to have just such a group of partners. Together we make things happen! These community and regional partners are:

  • City of Corpus Christi
  • City of Portland
  • Port of Corpus Christi
  • Nueces County
  • San Patricio County
  • United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce
  • Visit Corpus Christi 
  • Corpus Christi International Airport
  • Del Mar College
  • Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi
  • Bee County Area Development Commission
  • City of Ingleside
  • Rockport Chamber of Commerce
  • San Patricio County Economic Development Council
  • WorkForce Solutions of the Coastal Bend
  • Robstown Area Development Commission
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