Doing Business in Brownsville


Located at the southernmost tip of Texas, Brownsville is an exciting place to work and live. It is also the ideal city to foster business development. With its proximity to Mexico and its port authority, Brownsville is uniquely positioned as a hub for international trade in the NAFTA marketplace.

Brownsville’s quality workforce places it at the front door of free trade, and its cost competitiveness and business-friendly environment are unmatched in South Texas. Companies find that Brownsville workers are highly dedicated and quality-conscious.

As a municipally-owned utility, we at BPUB are ready to meet the demands of our city’s dynamic economic climate. We also have various projects underway to ensure that our customers – from homeowners to large business owners – receive reliable electric, water and wastewater services. We invite you to visit our Current Projects section for more information on these exciting endeavors that will make doing business in Brownsville an enjoyable and profitable experience.

To learn more about the services BPUB can provide your new business, contact our Key Accounts Department by email or call (956) 983-6248.

Helpful Links

Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Brownsville Economic Development Council

City of Brownsville

Port of Brownsville

The University of Texas at Brownsville

Texas Southmost College

Texas Workforce Commission


All Star Metals President Nikhil Shah discusses future growth potential of his business with BPUB Key Accounts staff.