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

Start Your Business in South Texas Today with the Help of an EDC!

Starting a business can seem like an unfeasible task. Where do you turn for help with paperwork? Where do you start looking for locations? Believe it or not, in South Texas, starting a business can be easier than you think. There are many options for would-be entrepreneurs and small business owners to receive assistance with... read more

We’re Honored to Welcome Ci Logistics to Alamo!

Commodity Integrated Logistics (Ci Logistics) has found a new home in Alamo! The company has acquired 26 acres of industrial land along with a 97,000+ sq. ft. warehouse to hold thousands of bales of cotton. For over 25 years, Ci Logistics has been operating in the Rio Grande Valley, purchasing cotton from across Texas and... read more

The Alamo Nature Park is Almost Complete!

The construction of the Alamo Nature Park is almost complete! The city and the Alamo EDC matched the $400,000 amount awarded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to fund the park, which will include a walking trail, nature trail, splash pad, T-ball field, playground, picnic tables, sheltered benches, a community garden and two acres... read more

How Our Incentives Helped These 4 Businesses Succeed in Alamo

There are 28.8 million small businesses in the United States and they all account for 99.7% of overall commercial entities in the country. Cities like Alamo are well aware of the important contribution that they make. That’s why the city and the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) work with local businesses on startup costs, expanding, relocating... read more

Your Morning Should Start at Coffee Time & More in Alamo!

In the City of Alamo, there are plenty of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else in the Rio Grande Valley. One of these is Coffee Time & More on the corner of Business 83 and Tower Road. Serving all varieties of delectable coffees and pastries, this location has been captivating the city and... read more

7 Places to Visit in the Rio Grande Valley This Summer

The Rio Grande Valley is abundant with its rich history, events and beautiful, natural places to enjoy the great outdoors. From South Padre Island to Mission, there’s something in the Valley for the entire family to enjoy. If you’re ready to explore the area and its wonders, then take a look at these seven places... read more

Mark Your Calendars for the Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

With over nine million firms owned by women employing nearly eight million people and generating $1.5 trillion as of 2015, women are a vital component in building a healthy economy. In the Rio Grande Valley, the Women’s Business Center of Cameron County (WBCCC) has made it its mission to increase the number of successful women-owned... read more

Building Your Business in Alamo with the Help of Our EDC

South Texas is abundant with emerging businesses. The retail economy is booming with renovations, expansions and new developments, all which have helped the Valley become the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas. This region ranks third nationwide in job growth since the recession and has the lowest cost of living in the country. With... read more

Pedestrian Safety Improvements Are Coming to Alamo

Exciting news and big improvements are coming to the City of Alamo! PSJA ISD and the Tri-City areas of Pharr, San Juan and Alamo have partnered for a regional project to improve pedestrian safety. More than $2 million in funding has been awarded to the project. The Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization recently awarded $1.577... read more

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