Wilmer Economic Development Corporations | City of Wilmer | 128 N Dallas Ave. Wilmer, TX 75172 | 972-441-6373
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About Wilmer, Texas Economic Development

About Wilmer Economic Development

Type A/Type B Corporations

Wilmer is one of a few Texas cities and municipalities that use a half-cent sales tax for the creation or retention of primary jobs in a range of sectors. These incentives are divided into Type A & Type B corporations and can be used for:

  • land
  • buildings
  • equipment
  • facilities
  • expenditures, and
  • targeted infrastructure/improvements

Type B corporations can also fund projects that are considered community development initiatives promising to result in a higher quality of life or quality of work. Additionally, Type B can apply funds for the analysis and enhancement of industrial properties as well as for retail and infrastructure studies. 

For Wilmer’s industrial recruitment, this dual coverage means double the available development funds, which translate in larger cash grants to qualified companies locating to the city. 


David Miracle CEcD, Executive Director
Type A/Type B Economic Development Corporations


David Miracle is a 25-year veteran of economic development and has attracted over $1 billion of new industrial, commercial, and retail development to communities in DFW. He has led successful bond issues and sales tax elections, helped create TIFs and Enterprise Zones, and lobbied for TXDOT infrastructure investment.  

David has chaired a state-wide marketing team (Team Texas) as well as facilitated strategic plans, regional branding and marketing programs. His most recent successes in Wilmer are:

  • Makita Tools acquisition and location of a 227,300 SF DC in Sunridge Business Park
  • Skyhawk Development’s construction of a 350,000 SF DC in Sunridge BP
  • Medline's 800,000 SF Distribution Center relocation to Wilmer TX.




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