Business Coaching

The Lake Houston Economic Development Partnership partners with several entities to offer free counseling to businesses.


The LSC SBDC in partnership with the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce provides personalized management consulting services for existing businesses and individuals starting new businesses.

LSC SBDC’s  team of experienced consultants, all of whom are prior business owners themselves, will work with you to develop strategies to grow your existing business or to get your new venture off to the best possible start.

Consultants help business owners increase sales, reduce operating costs, create business plans, and improve bottom line performance, improve website design, create and implement social media strategies, conduct market research, and optimize manufacturing processes.

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To request services from the SBDC, please contact by email at or by phone at 832-813-6674.

The SBDC receives funding and support from the Small Business Administration, the University of Houston, and the Lone Star College System , which allows us to provide our services at little or no cost to the client.


Want access to an experienced team that can brainstorm with you about bottom line enhancement, growth strategies, financial restructuring or human resources?

The Lake Houston Area Chamber and Economic Development Partnership is a partner with SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping existing and start up small businesses at no charge or at very low cost.

To set up an appointment, contact The Lake Houston Area Chamber/Economic Development Partnership at 281-446-2128.

Customized Research and Analysis

LHA EDP offers personal research assistance at your fingertips at no cost. We provide targeted demographic, location analysis and market research for local business and property owners as well as investors, developers and site selectors.

Contact Economic Development Coordinator Michael Prats M-F 9.00am – 5.00pm at 281.319.8907 or