Economic Development

The City’s Economic Development function works to attract new development to the City in accordance with the City’s Master Plan, adopted in March 2009. For more information on the City’s Economic Development, incentives’ policy and other information, contact us. 

The City’s Media and Public Relations function is responsible for implementation and compliance with the City’s Media Relations Policy, and is responsible for the effective and timely handling of media inquiries.  Please contact Lorenzo for ALL Media inquiries 210.732.0055

This department also is responsible for the City’s primary social media activities including the City’s official Facebook page and Twitter accounts.  This department is primarily responsible for writing, editing and content management of the City's website, and this department also compiles, edits and publishes the City’s official monthly newsletter.  Please contact Mary Spence with questions/comments or concerns.

The annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is one of South Central Texas premier musical events. Produced each July.   This event features top names in smooth and other jazz formats in a series of free concerts held at the Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas.

For more information: Balcones Heights Jazz Festival.

This department also administers the City’s Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) and works to promote the City as a convenient, affordable option for hotel accommodations to those visiting the greater San Antonio metropolitan area. For hotel information: Balcones Heights Hotels.


Economic Development News

Balcones Heights Bags Big Burrito (as published in May 2024 Texas Town & City, page 26)