TBIC Member


Helen Ramirez Executive Director

www.greaterbrownsville.com [email protected] 001-956-561-4133
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Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC)

Brownsville, Cameron County

On the Border, By the Sea and Beyond...

Brownsville is located on the Southernmost tip of Texas, united by the Rio Grande River from its Mexican sister city, Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The area has become a hub for international trade and commerce due to its ideal geographic location, solid infrastructure and logistics, valuable resources, pro-business climate, a young skilled workforce on both sides of the border, low labor costs, and the region’s overall low cost of living. The Brownsville region is home to an international business community composed of a wide range of sectors that include advanced manufacturing, heavy manufacturing, automotive, medical, retail, space and aviation, international logistics, and food processing. According to WalletHub.com, Brownsville is the second safest city in the state of Texas and the eleventh safest city in the country.

The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC) is a Type-A Economic Development organization that leads, facilitates and promotes the economic and industrial development for the Brownsville - Matamoros region. One of our goals is to build economic prosperity and create employment opportunities in the greater Brownsville area. GBIC is the starting point for companies interested in discovering local business opportunities. GBIC offers performance-based incentives for job creation, job retention, resources, and available land. GBIC is a one-stop-shop to establish or relocate your company.

Brownsville, Texas is ready and open for business!

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Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC)

Community Profile


183,500 (City)


(Cameron County Population)

GDP per Capita

20,714 $ (Brownsville-Harlingen MSA)



(Labor Force Brownsville / Harlingen)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Data / IT, Energy, Fabrication, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma

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Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC)