The Pasadena Pulse
Economic Development news from our
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Greetings friends, colleagues, and community partners,

It's hard to believe summertime is upon us. Your PEDC team has been laser-focused on key projects in our community that include beautification, infrastructure improvements, business development, and more. Our team is also constantly working with our regional partners to find innovative solutions and develop initiatives to benefit our business community.

The PEDC team continues to understand the importance of business continuity throughout the City of Pasadena. Our team is committed to serving as an asset and resource to the Pasadena community.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and Staff of the PEDC, we thank you and your business for your continued support and commitment to Pasadena.

Kind Regards,
PEDC Board & Staff
PEDC Launches New Website

The Pasadena Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of its new and redesigned website, The new website has been designed to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing visitors to search for resources and information.

SizeUp Pasadena

PEDC is excited to launch SizeUp Pasadena a business intelligence tool to help your business make smarter/data-driven decisions. SizeUp Pasadena is a FREE tool that may be used by any Pasadena business. Stay tuned to our social media channels for information on an upcoming and FREE webinar to learn more about the benefits of the SizeUp tool.

"Revival" Mural Project

The murals project is part of a comprehensive revitalization effort from PEDC. The project not only serves to enhance the visual appeal of the City and build a community identity but creates vibrancy and attracts visitors to the Shaw area north of HWY 225.

Work on the murals began in early spring of 2021 and is expected to be
complete by late fall. The project will feature a total of 7 murals.

Google Workshop: Sell Online with E-Commerce Tools

PEDC is excited to partner with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce on this FREE and exciting event for business owners. Join us on August 31st at 11:30 AM to hear from Google experts on the ways that you can sell your products online.

Stream Realty Partners (Stream), a national real estate services, development, and investment company, announced the execution of a 353,600-square-foot lease on behalf of Principal Real Estate Investors at Bay Area Business Park located at 9431 Bay Area Boulevard. The tenant, Custom Goods, will occupy the entirety of the building, which is part of the 3.3 million-square-foot, 232-acre master-planned development in Houston’s Southeast/Port submarket. Owned by Principal Real Estate Investors, Bay Area Business Park is one of the largest, single-owner business parks in the area.
Infrastructure improvements, beautification, quality of life projects, and more continue to be a key priority for PEDC. 

Stay up to date on the latest project details through our Current Projects portal.

IMPACT Pasadena is a transformative professional leadership experience for Pasadena’s business and community leaders created in Partnership by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Pasadena Economic Development Corporation.

Registration is now open for the 2022 cohort. If you're ready to challenge yourself in ways you never imagined before, then take the steps and apply today!

Richey Road - Phase 2
Investment: $2 million
Coverage: ~ 0.5 mile (Southmore - South Houston Road)
Update: Engineering is currently underway. The project will go out for bid in late fall and construction will take place in the winter. The expected completion date is early 2022.

Shaw Avenue
Investment: $2.8 million
Coverage: Carl Street to McMasters Avenue
Update: Construction is currently in progress. Roadway & drainage are expected to be completed by the end of Q3 2021.

PEDC offers a Business Enhancement Program to local businesses?

This matching grant program was created to support local small business development and city revitalization.

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