Strategically Locating Your Business in South Texas

Retail is booming in South Texas, attracting newer and bigger developments across the Rio Grande Valley. Just last year, retail sales for the region reached $11.8 billion and are expected to reach $25 billion by 2030. The Valley as a whole has also been ranked as the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas, surpassing... read more

Willie’s Sweets Finds the Perfect Location in Alamo

From raspas to regional specialty dishes like fresas con crema, there is an abundance of sweets that can be found only in the Rio Grande Valley. One shop has captivated people from all over the United States, making everyone’s mouth water from their delicious-looking sweets. If the vibrant colors or friendly staff waving at you... read more

Higher Education Opportunities Near Alamo for Your Children!

The population of the Rio Grande Valley has boomed past 1 million thanks to the unbelievable growth the area has seen over the last few years. With more people investing in so much of southern Texas, developments have relocated and new ones are created due to the growing population. The most notable investment is the... read more

Alamo is at the Forefront of Direct Routes to International Trading in South Texas!

The Rio Grande Valley is at the forefront of international trade, making it a desirable location for many manufacturing and corporate companies. With direct access to over nine ports of entry, neighborhood water ports capable of transporting millions of tons of cargo and with available public and commercial airports, businesses have many options to international... read more

New, Big Developments Will Bring Growth to Alamo and the Valley

To get an idea of how large the population of the Rio Grande Valley is, it outnumbers the population of nine states in the nation. With an estimated 1.4 million residents, forecasts show the population reaching an estimated 2.5 million by 2040, bringing in new and bigger retail developments, attractions and education opportunities. McAllen is... read more

Retail is Booming in the Rio Grande Valley Despite the Peso’s Decline

Some investors might be hesitant to relocate to the Rio Grande Valley due to the declining Mexican peso against the U.S. dollar and the controversial talk of politics and giant border walls. But, despite the weakness of the peso and the upcoming election, Mexican Nationals continue to travel across the border and spend millions in... read more

Welcome Another Popular Business to Alamo, Happy Pocket Thrift Shop!

Businesses are always looking to expand. A great international marketplace with distinctive consumers, a growing economy and near McAllen, Edinburg and Mission, Alamo is attracting countless businesses looking for more land, a niche clientele and stronger retail potential. One business that has found a second location in Alamo is the newly opened Happy Pocket Thrift... read more

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Ranked as the 5th Largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in Texas

With constant job growth, a low cost of living and easily accessible international trade, the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metropolitan statistical area has grown into a population of over 800,000 residents, surpassing El Paso, Killeen-Temple and Beaumont-Port Arthur. This now makes the Rio Grande Valley the fifth largest MSA in Texas as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.... read more

Wholesale Distributor and Alamo EDC Move Forward to Success

Together with the Alamo EDC, Medek LLC has been approved to establish their location in the beautiful City of Alamo. With big plans to open a warehouse and office building, Medek LLC is expected to bring jobs and assist with the city’s continuous growth. This project represents a $1 million investment achieved through the Alamo... read more

What to Consider When Getting a Small Business Loan

Whether you’re a startup, small business or a company looking to expand, supporting your growth at any stage of development relies on funds. Your company may very well be looking into applying for a small business financing loan. When deciding on these, it’s important to consider several key factors. Looking for a local incentive that... read more

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