Business in Ingleside

Looking to move your business to the Coastal Bend area? In search of a location that is pro-growth and low taxes? Come to Ingleside, Texas. We make it faster and easier to start and grow a business. 

With Ingleside’s prime location on the Gulf of Mexico, access to the Port of Corpus Christi and an international airport - our city is quickly gaining attention for being a great place to build a business and a life. Our cost of living is only 86% of the national average, commercial and residential real estate is affordable, and we are just 15 minutes to the beach. 

Businesses located within the region benefit from a diverse business ecosystem that contains a variety of major industries. These include education and healthcare, transportation, oil and gas, construction, hospitality, professional and financial services, and manufacturing. Local colleges and universities are preparing students to enter these professions and provide an excellent place to recruit interns and new hires. Texas A&M has a campus here, as does Del Mar College, South Texas Vocational Technical Institute, and the Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend.

Lower Costs. Save Money.

Businesses save when locating in Ingleside because there are no state corporate income taxes in Texas and San Patricio County does not levy a local sales tax. Utilities are also lower than the national average, as are transportation costs. Our skilled workforce can get the job done, but without some of the higher wages typically associated with major metropolitan areas. Click here to view average wages in the Coastal Bend area.

Hands-on Support

The Ingleside Development Corporation makes it easier to do business in the Coastal Bend region. By providing hands-on information, support and site selection assistance the IDC helps businesses to open their first location or expand their current one, without the red tape. 

Access & Transportation

Transportation costs are lower in Ingleside than they are nationwide. We offer access to the Gulf of Mexico through the Port of Corpus Christi plus access to a Class 1 Railroad and two airports within 25 minutes.  


The IDC offers incentives on a case by case basis and administers a facade grant for businesses looking to improve the exterior of their property. 

We invite you to contact the IDC and discover why Ingleside is the location of choice for businesses and families in the Coastal Bend region.