Why South Texas is the Best Place for Business

South Texas business is booming. New developments like restaurants and retail spaces are sprouting across the Rio Grande Valley. With so much growth, the Valley has surpassed El Paso, Killeen-Temple and Beaumont in being ranked as the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas. Serving as a tourist mecca with a robust workforce and strong... read more


Why You Should be Spending Your Winter in South Texas!

While many will be picking ice of off their windshields or clearing snow from driveways, Texans will be relaxing underneath a blissful sun. While there’s been snow in areas like Dallas and Austin, true “snowbirds”, or Winter Texans, know that the best place to relax from harsh winter months is in the Rio Grande Valley.... read more


Alamo EDC’s Tips for Restaurants in October to Reel in Customers!

Coming up with marketing ideas for restaurants can be challenging. Fortunately, through October, there will be plenty of fun holidays that you can take advantage of and work into your marketing strategies. This includes: National Caramel Month National Chili Month National Cookie Month National Pizza Month National Bullying Prevention Month National Fire Prevention Month National... read more


The Alamo Nature Park is Now Open!

Take a stroll through the beautiful outdoors, enjoy a game of T-ball or splash around underneath the sunshine at the new Alamo Nature Park! Earlier this month, the official ribbon-cutting for the park took place where the public was invited to enjoy all of its amenities. It’s located at 1312 W. Duranta Ave. behind the... read more


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


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