3 Ways the Alamo EDC Can Help You Start a Business in 2021!

With 2020 behind us, know that the beginning of any new year is the best time for entrepreneurs to make their dreams a reality. The Alamo EDC wants to help you, so read on and learn how we can help you start your business in 2021! A Business Plan A business plan outlines what your... read more


Providing a Helping Hand with Alamo’s Small Business Grant Program

2020 has been tough for many small businesses, and we want to help. The Alamo Small Business Grant Program provides economic grants to qualifying businesses and nonprofit organizations by offering up to $2,500 or 50% in reimbursements for the company’s utilities/bills. This relief can help businesses who need capital for: Equipment purchases Repairs or renovations... read more


If You Received a PPP Loan, Then Learn How it Can be Forgiven!

If your business received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, then repaying it is on the horizon. A provision was included in the program to have the loan forgiven if it was used on payroll costs, rent, or utilities during the eight to 24-week period after loans were dispersed. The Small Business Association has a... read more


Time is Running Out to Take Advantage of These Two Revised Programs!

Local business owners in Alamo have had to adjust to the pandemic by modifying hours, reducing their workforce, and, sadly, even shutting their doors for extended periods. At the Alamo EDC, we’ve seen the toll that the pandemic has taken on these businesses. Our programs can help by offering working capital at fixed loan interest... read more


Get the Commercial Real Estate You Need in Alamo at 1417 W. Expressway 83!

Whether you’re starting or expanding a business, location is everything. The Alamo EDC is proud to announce that a terrific piece of commercial real estate is now available in our city! Check it out below and learn why you should do business in Alamo! A Prime Location to Make Money Located at 1417 W. Expressway... read more


Alamo’s Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Has Reopened!

One of the hidden gems of South Texas, Alamo’s Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, has reopened its doors! If you’ve never visited the refuge, then now is the time! It’s home to 400 bird species and 450 varieties of plants. Located at South Alamo Rd. and Military Highway, this spot is perfect for an afternoon... read more


The City of Alamo Enacts Program to Help Community

When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck in the United States, many businesses were forced to close for several weeks. Since then, over 100,000 businesses have closed according to Yelp data. The damage that the pandemic inflicted on the economy is unprecedented, but Alamo stepped up by creating the Alamo COVID-19 Assistance Program (ACAP). How it... read more


Take a Look at This Excellent Piece of Commercial Real Estate for a Medical Business in Alamo!

At the Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC), we’re ready to help you find the perfect location for your business in our city. We work with Alamo, Hidalgo County, the State of Texas, and Federal economic development officials to help entrepreneurs and business owners find the right commercial property. We’re happy to say that an excellent... read more


We’re Proud to Announce That the Alamo COVID-19 Assistance Program is Back!

Residents and small businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic and we want to help. The Alamo EDC has partnered with the City of Alamo to help residents and small businesses through these troubling times by bringing back the Alamo COVID-19 Assistance Program! If you haven’t heard about it and need some info, then... read more


Incentive Highlight: How the Revolving Loan Program Works for Small Business Owners

Small businesses are a critical part of the economy in Alamo, and the Alamo EDC works closely with those businesses to ensure their success. The EDC helps to cultivate an economically-healthy environment that encourages businesses to succeed while supporting the creation of jobs. The Alamo EDC assists and supports businesses through two main programs: the... read more


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