The Pasadena Pulse
Economic Development news from our
part of the Greater Houston Metro Area

Greetings friends, colleagues, and community partners,

Over the last couple of months, PEDC has been busy working on key projects for our community that encompass infrastructure, beautification, quality of life, and business development. This month's Pasadena Pulse highlights a few of those initiatives, as well as informs you of some of the exciting things happening in our city.

Additionally, we invite you to join us on March 10th for a FREE webinar in partnership with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Google to learn about how you can get your business listed and visible online. More details on the workshop and ways to sign up can be found below.

As we move forward together, PEDC will continue to take the steps necessary to ensure business continuity throughout the City of Pasadena by serving as a resource to our businesses and industry.

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

Kind Regards,
PEDC Board & Staff
Grow with Google - FREE Workshop for Businesses

PEDC is excited to partner with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce on this FREE and exciting event for business owners. Join us on March 10th at 8:30 AM to hear from Google experts on the ways that you can get YOUR BUSINESS listed and visible online.

Be one of the first 50 to register and receive a $20 gift card to use on DoorDash. Register today at

Vince Bayou Greenway Trail Project

Pasadena EDC is excited to partner with the City of Pasadena on the Vince Bayou Greenway Trail project. This project accomplishes multiple goals and syncs with nonprofit programming in community health and wellness, safe routes to school, alternative transportation, and environmental sustainability. The project also carries out one of the community's top priorities of the Livable Centers Study created in partnership with HGAC.

Murals Project

Quality of life continues to be a big component of PEDC's program of work. Recently we launched a murals pilot program as a part of the revitalization strategy on Shaw Avenue. Murals are expected to be completed in the coming months. The goal of this project is to bring some vibrancy to the area.

Stay tuned to our social media platforms for updates on this project.
(Pictured is Mural Artist Amol Saraf alongside his partner and Redevelopment Manager, Sheena Salvino)
Small Business Intelligence Tool Coming Soon

Attention small business owners! Do you often ask yourself the
following: How do I compare to my competitors? Where are my customers? Where should I advertise? If you answered yes to any of
those questions, then this intelligent tool is for you!

Pasadena EDC is partnering with an industry leader to bring
Pasadena businesses a tool to help them better serve their customers through market research and business intelligence.

This tool is coming to Pasadena businesses absolutely FREE of cost
in the coming months, so stay tuned to our social media accounts for more details from us in the coming weeks.
PEDC Receives Economic Excellence Award

For the third year in a row, the Texas Economic Development Council has recognized the Pasadena Economic Development Corporation with the Economic Excellence Award.

The Economic Excellence Award Program provides recognition to economic development agencies that meet a desired threshold of training and professionalism. The Texas EDC is the pre-eminent organization advocating professional economic development in Texas.

Oak Street Health plans to invest $2,100,000.00 to build out 9,438 square feet of new space in Pasadena. The company plans to occupy the new space at 138B Fairmont Parkway, Suite 138B in Pasadena, on or about June 1, 2021. 

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic recently announced it has commenced a 17,000-square-foot expansion of its Pasadena Clinic on Beltway 8 near Crenshaw Road, with completion expected in the fall of 2021. This project continues Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s long-standing presence in the area, having opened its original 15,000-square-foot Pasadena Clinic in 1984, which was then expanded to its current 33,000-square-foot location in 2013. 

Clough has received full notice to proceed on the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning (EPCC) and start-up contract for a petrochemical facility located in the Pasadena, Texas, industrial complex. The $620 million project signifies Clough's first major contract award following the February 2019 acquisition of a reputable EPC business in the U.S. 

Richey Road - Phase 2
Investment: $2 million
Coverage: ~ 0.5 mile (Southmore - South Houston Road)
Update: Pasadena EDC is working with a consultant on the design and circulation for the project.

Shaw Avenue
Investment: $2.8 million
Coverage: Carl Street to McMasters Avenue
Update: Construction is currently in progress. The project is expected to be completed in the next 12 months.
Update on Shaw Avenue from our Redevelopment Manager, Sheena Salvino.

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