Developing key sectors – from tourism and film to light industrial.
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Palacios is set to become a favorite weekend destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Its proximity to Austin and Houston offer opportunities for consistent growth in this sector.
A new Pavilion was built on the waterfront in 2018 as part of the waterfront development plans. The octagonal structure is reminiscent of the historic pavilions that have been a part of Palacios waterfront since 1904.
The new facility is available for public use for educational presentations, community gatherings, events, private functions, school tours and other programs. The project is one step in developing the waterfront of Palacios.
Waterfront Development plans are ongoing as part of the strategic goals of the community. The plan includes a hotel, increased downtown amenities and tourism destination businesses.
PEDC and the city council are actively seeking investors in construction and improvements in the South Bay marina.
We offer local businesses the opportunity to protect, preserve and enhance storefronts within the Palacios city limits.
Film Friendly Location
Palacios is experienced in hosting film and production crews. The process, system, and regulations necessary for completing films are in place and the location is Film-Friendly Certified by the State of Texas Film Commission.
Palacios, TX 77465