How to Have Your PPP Loan Forgiven in Alamo!

Earlier this year, the U.S. Treasury Department reopened the Payment Protection Program (PPP), the agenda for business owners needing assistance due to the pandemic. The reopening of the PPP couldn’t have come any sooner. If your business has taken advantage of the program, then you need to know how to have the loan forgiven!  The... read more


Check Out These Investment Resources That Can Help Your Business in 2021!

It’s a new year and that means new opportunities. If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur with a dream to make it big in Alamo, then there are several ways to find investments for your company or startup. Here are four resources to help fund your business in 2021.  The Revolving Loan Program The... read more


The Latest on 2021’s PPP Loans: What Your Small Busines Needs to Know

In January, the Small Business Association (SBA) authorized the reopening of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This fantastic news couldn’t come any sooner for small businesses. Congress authorized $284 billion in funding for the second round of PPP loans as part of a $900 billion Coronavirus stimulus package. Let’s go over the details below! Who... read more


3 Ways the Alamo EDC Can Help You Start a Business in 2021!

With 2020 behind us, know that the beginning of any new year is the best time for entrepreneurs to make their dreams a reality. The Alamo EDC wants to help you, so read on and learn how we can help you start your business in 2021! A Business Plan A business plan outlines what your... read more


Providing a Helping Hand with Alamo’s Small Business Grant Program

2020 has been tough for many small businesses, and we want to help. The Alamo Small Business Grant Program provides economic grants to qualifying businesses and nonprofit organizations by offering up to $2,500 or 50% in reimbursements for the company’s utilities/bills. This relief can help businesses who need capital for: Equipment purchases Repairs or renovations... read more


If You Received a PPP Loan, Then Learn How it Can be Forgiven!

If your business received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, then repaying it is on the horizon. A provision was included in the program to have the loan forgiven if it was used on payroll costs, rent, or utilities during the eight to 24-week period after loans were dispersed. The Small Business Association has a... read more


Time is Running Out to Take Advantage of These Two Revised Programs!

Local business owners in Alamo have had to adjust to the pandemic by modifying hours, reducing their workforce, and, sadly, even shutting their doors for extended periods. At the Alamo EDC, we’ve seen the toll that the pandemic has taken on these businesses. Our programs can help by offering working capital at fixed loan interest... read more


Get the Commercial Real Estate You Need in Alamo at 1417 W. Expressway 83!

Whether you’re starting or expanding a business, location is everything. The Alamo EDC is proud to announce that a terrific piece of commercial real estate is now available in our city! Check it out below and learn why you should do business in Alamo! A Prime Location to Make Money Located at 1417 W. Expressway... read more


Alamo’s Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Has Reopened!

One of the hidden gems of South Texas, Alamo’s Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, has reopened its doors! If you’ve never visited the refuge, then now is the time! It’s home to 400 bird species and 450 varieties of plants. Located at South Alamo Rd. and Military Highway, this spot is perfect for an afternoon... read more


The City of Alamo Enacts Program to Help Community

When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck in the United States, many businesses were forced to close for several weeks. Since then, over 100,000 businesses have closed according to Yelp data. The damage that the pandemic inflicted on the economy is unprecedented, but Alamo stepped up by creating the Alamo COVID-19 Assistance Program (ACAP). How it... read more


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