About Us

A new Economic Development Department has been formed to place more emphasis on the City’s economic development efforts. The creation of the Economic Development Department is one of the latest, and critically important, innovations to expand Garland’s economy in accordance with community goals. Please contact any one of our seasoned professionals to find out more about Garland’s investment opportunities.

Neil Montgomery, AICP Senior Managing Director  972-205-2447
 (To be hired)     Economic Development Administrator  
Christine Maguire, AICP, EDFP Redevelopment Administrator  972-205-2462
Daniel Krzyzanowski, AICP Economic Development Coordinator  972-205-2460

Policy Background

The Department carries out the policy directives of the City Council related to enhancing Garland’s economy. The following documents provide background and the policy framework of the Department.

Envision Garland Comprehensive Plan In March 2012, City Council adopted a comprehensive roadmap to guide future growth and development. Chapter 4 of the plan provides the Economic Development policy framework. 
Whitepaper on Economic Development  


Physical Address Mailing Address
800 Main Street, 2nd floor
Main Street Municipal Building (MSMB)
Main Phone: 972-205-2445
P.O. Box 469002
Garland, TX 75046-9002