Transforming the Rio Grande Valley into a Bike-Friendly Community

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council and the Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization (HCMPO) have joined forces to transform the region into a more biking-friendly community through the Bike Friendly Business (BFB) Program. With the assistance of Texas A&M, qualifying businesses can fill out an application to receive a free bike rack! Each business... read more


Whalen Road Reconstruction Project Underway to Improve Mobility

A groundbreaking ceremony for Whalen Road in early September signified a strong partnership and collaboration between the City of Donna, Hidalgo Precinct 1 and the City of Alamo. Whalen Road is the municipal boundary of both Alamo and Donna. Representatives from Alamo and Donna, along with neighboring constituents, joined Hidalgo County Pct. 1 Commissioner David... read more


Alamo’s History: A Glimpse Into the Past

Many people can live in a location all their lives and not know its history. Each city in the Rio Grande Valley is richly immersed in agricultural history and remarkable tales. The City of Alamo is no different. With the growth that the city has experienced over the years, it’s important for history to be... read more


4 Factors That Make South Texas the Best Place for Business

South Texas has boomed into an international hotspot of attracting tourists, new residents and big businesses. Over the last year, the region has become one of the most diverse and fastest-growing in the state and was named the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas, surpassing Beaumont and El Paso. What has contributed to this... read more


3 Important Features That Can Help Your Business Thrive in Alamo

Only minutes away from McAllen, Edinburg and Pharr, the City of Alamo has a $500 million retail potential and over 400 acres available for warehousing and distribution. A large daily traffic count also makes the city vibrant for business opportunities. Check out these three other reasons why your business can flourish in Alamo! If you’re... read more


Touchstone Communities®: A Skilled Nursing Facility Coming to Alamo

Headquartered in San Antonio, Touchstone Communities® is a Texas-based provider of rehabilitation and nursing care. Recently, the company expanded its facilities to the Rio Grande Valley, impacting the lives of those seeking a higher standard of healthcare services for long-term rehabilitation, behavioral, memory and respite care. The first Mid-Valley nursing and rehabilitation facility opened in... read more


Start Your Business in South Texas Today with the Help of an EDC!

Starting a business can seem like an unfeasible task. Where do you turn for help with paperwork? Where do you start looking for locations? Believe it or not, in South Texas, starting a business can be easier than you think. There are many options for would-be entrepreneurs and small business owners to receive assistance with... read more


We’re Honored to Welcome Ci Logistics to Alamo!

Commodity Integrated Logistics (Ci Logistics) has found a new home in Alamo! The company has acquired 26 acres of industrial land along with a 97,000+ sq. ft. warehouse to hold thousands of bales of cotton. For over 25 years, Ci Logistics has been operating in the Rio Grande Valley, purchasing cotton from across Texas and... read more


The Alamo Nature Park is Almost Complete!

The construction of the Alamo Nature Park is almost complete! The city and the Alamo EDC matched the $400,000 amount awarded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to fund the park, which will include a walking trail, nature trail, splash pad, T-ball field, playground, picnic tables, sheltered benches, a community garden and two acres... read more


How Our Incentives Helped These 4 Businesses Succeed in Alamo

There are 28.8 million small businesses in the United States and they all account for 99.7% of overall commercial entities in the country. Cities like Alamo are well aware of the important contribution that they make. That’s why the city and the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) work with local businesses on startup costs, expanding, relocating... read more


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