How Your Business Can Succeed with the Help of the Alamo EDC!

The Rio Grande Valley has experienced immense growth in the residential and commercial sectors. Through numerous events and tourist attractions, this success has been felt throughout the cities of the region. One city that has experienced this firsthand is Alamo. With numerous highly recognized corporations like Walmart, Goodwill, HEB, McDonald’s, Walgreens and CVS making their... read more

What is an Economic Development Corporation (EDC)?

Economic development corporations (EDCs) are usually non-profits dedicated to assisting new and established business to grow and succeed. Each state and many local governments have these agencies to focus on long-term growth for the region. EDCs differ from chambers of commerce that promote the interests of businesses in a particular geographical area. Generally, state EDCs... read more

Learn More About the Alamo Revolving Loan Fund Program at Our Business Workshop on March 29th!

If you’re a business owner looking to expand, relocate or get started, then we have an incentive that will benefit you. The Alamo EDC’s Revolving Loan Fund Program has helped numerous businesses over the years transform, expand or establish their foundation in our beautiful and growing city. On Wednesday, March 29th, the Alamo EDC will... read more

3 Tips for Businesses Looking to Locate in South Texas

South Texas has received a growth spurt over the last few years with no signs of slowing down. A booming retail economy with more expansions in residential development has helped the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission region surpass El Paso as the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas. With a number of businesses looking to locate in South... read more

How the Alamo EDC Goes Out of its Way to Assist the City’s Entrepreneurs

Hidalgo County will be launching a program aiming to assist entrepreneurs looking to start or strengthen their businesses in underserved communities. Mirroring the Mission Economic Development Corporation’s Ruby Red Venture programs, the Enterprise Fund will aim to function similarly. If your business requires help to succeed, then contact the Alamo EDC for available tailored incentives!... read more

Why You Should Consider South Texas as a Prime Location for Your Business

When many people speak of South Texas, cities like San Antonio are the first to be mentioned. Although some do consider San Antonio to be part of this region, the Rio Grande Valley has seen an influx in population that contributes to expanding businesses and development. Your business can flourish in South Texas! Contact the... read more

Your Business Can Succeed in South Texas with the Revolving Loan Program!

South Texas’ retail economy is booming with renovations, expansions and new developments that push the Rio Grande Valley into the forefront of growth and development. Named the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas (surpassing El Paso and Killeen), the McAllen-Mission-Edinburg area has become a destination that many businesses look to profit from. If your... read more

Get Ready for the City of Alamo’s 5th Annual Watermelon Festival!

It’s almost that time of year again where all watermelon lovers gather for some food, fun and music at the City of Alamo’s 5th Annual Watermelon Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, May 13th from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Alamo’s Central Park, this year’s festival will bring back all of your favorite watermelon-inspired festivities, kiddie... read more

What You Should do When Planning to Start a Business in South Texas

Starting a business is a big step in Texas. Not only do they help the state’s economy through job creation and e-commerce, they also change the market landscape. The same can be said for small businesses in the Rio Grande Valley. If you’ve dreamt of opening a business in South Texas but have no idea... read more

6 Reasons Why You Should do Business in South Texas

South Texas is growing tremendously with new restaurants, expansions and exciting events, all attracting an increasing amount of tourism. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area becoming the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area only proves this growth. South Texas serves as a tourist mecca with a robust workforce and strong retail economy that’s beneficially located near the international border.... read more

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