Helping Veteran-Owned Business in Alamo, Texas

Veteran-owned companies account for 9.2% of all businesses in Texas. Our state has programs that can help active-duty, reservists, service-disabled, and military spouses start or expand their companies in the Lone Star State. Here are some resources that can help if you plan to start or relocate your business to Alamo! Click on each program’s... read more


Alamo Business Spotlight: Railyard 83 Icehouse

106 N. 9th Street  (956) 783-3287 Hours: Closed Mondays Tuesday from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM Wednesday from 3:00 PM until 12:00 AM Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 3:00 PM until 2:00 AM Sunday from 2:00 PM until 11:00 PM   To View Our Menu, click here In the heart of Alamo is a Texas-style... read more


If You Want to do Business in Alamo, Then Consider a Franchise!

Opening a franchise in Alamo with a brand name, corporate training, and a proven business plan can greatly increase your chance of success. But if you aren’t sure which franchise is best for you, then here are two with minimal investment fees! Frios Gourmet Pops Founded in 2013, Frios Gourmet Pops is a mobile, tie-dyed... read more


The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Can Help Your Business in Alamo During the Pandemic!

Great news for restauranteurs, bar owners, and caterers in Alamo, additional COVID-relief funds are now available! As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) offers additional resources for: Restaurants Food trucks, food stands, and food carts Catering businesses Bars, saloons, lounges, and taverns Bakeries with at least 33% of gross... read more


Alamo Business Spotlight: Forum Exchange

801 E. Austin Avenue  (956) 530-9421 Open Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM In the City of Alamo’s downtown district, you’ll find a blend of country décor with modern home furnishings at Forum Exchange. This shop was founded by Priscilla Cepeda and Mannie Cuellar in August of 2019 and offers a variety... read more


Texas Awarded the 2020 Governor’s Cup for Top State with Total Projects!

It’s a great day for Texas business owners and entrepreneurs as the Lone Star State was awarded the 2020 Governor’s Cup! This award is presented to the top state with total projects by Site Selection Magazine, the leading publication in corporate real estate, location analysis, and foreign investment. This prestigious award is the ninth consecutive... read more


Attention Alamo Business Owners: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Has Been Extended!

The Payment Protection Program (PPP) has been extended! This is great news if you do business in Alamo, Texas! You can now apply for a PPP loan until May 31st, meaning that businesses that received previous funds may now apply for a second-draw loan. The Small Business Association (SBA), which oversees the PPP, will have... read more


If You’re a Female Business Owner, Then Get the Funding You Need in Alamo!

According to the Small Business Association, women own or co-own 45% of all businesses in the United States. To help with this growth and foster a healthy economic environment, both the Small Business Association and Alamo EDC have programs that can help women business owners who are planning on opening up businesses in Alamo and... read more


Attending the Alamo EDC’s Webinar is the First Step to Becoming a Business Owner!

If you have dreams of becoming a business owner in Alamo, then taking the first step means attending our upcoming online meeting. On Wednesday, March 24th, the Alamo EDC will host a free business webinar to discuss our assistance programs that can help you get started, make minor repairs to an existing business, or even... read more


Our “Meet Me in Alamo” Campaign is Back! Find Out What it Is!

At the Alamo EDC, we work on opening up businesses in Alamo with our incentives and programs. We’re always encouraging residents and visitors to support businesses here, which is why we’re inviting you to “Meet Me in Alamo”! This is a terrific program that encourages people to shop locally in our city, so here’s how... read more


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