About DDA

Welcome To Denison Development Alliance

Our goal is to make the move of your service company, retail business or manufacturing facility to the City of Denison, Texas a profitable one. Contact us today and let us show you what we can do!

DDA's Mission is to stimulate growth of the local economy by locating, inducing and assisting businesses making location decisions.

What DDA Will Do For You

DDA will provide you with all the data and introductions you need for every aspect of a new business location process including, but not limited to the following:

  • Introduce you to Denison leaders
  • Represent you before public bodies
  • Make a success of your commitment to Denison in every way

Location Needs

  • Assess your requirements
  • Locate the best suited building or site
  • Schedule interviews with local employers

Supportive Data

  • Prepare a community/trade area profile
  • Quantify demographics and traffic
  • List economic indicators
  • Identify support services
  • Provide list of existing industries

Financial Provisions

  • Provide the right introductions to financial sources
  • Acquaint you with financing alternatives
  • Assist with financing packages

Transportation Costs

  • Prepare transportation profile
  • Obtain freight rate structure
  • Prepare comparative costs of trucking and rail

Business Costs

  • List applicable taxes
  • Detail tax exemptions that apply
  • Estimate your tax liability
  • Furnish costs for construction, land, and utilities
  • Conduct labor surveys
  • Outline all available incentives

Business Climate

  • Meet with federal, state and local government officials to discuss
  • Regulations that impact you
  • Provide briefings on community plans for economic development
  • Talk to educational leaders about training programs and plans

Quality of Life

  • Produce cost of living information
  • List recreational and cultural assets
  • Describe opportunities available in our progressive educational systems from primary to post-secondary levels