Why You Should Consider South Texas as a Prime Location for Your Business

When many people speak of South Texas, cities like San Antonio are the first to be mentioned. Although some do consider San Antonio to be part of this region, the Rio Grande Valley has seen an influx in population that contributes to expanding businesses and development. Your business can flourish in South Texas! Contact the... read more

Your Business Can Succeed in South Texas with the Revolving Loan Program!

South Texas’ retail economy is booming with renovations, expansions and new developments that push the Rio Grande Valley into the forefront of growth and development. Named the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas (surpassing El Paso and Killeen), the McAllen-Mission-Edinburg area has become a destination that many businesses look to profit from. If your... read more

Get Ready for the City of Alamo’s 5th Annual Watermelon Festival!

It’s almost that time of year again where all watermelon lovers gather for some food, fun and music at the City of Alamo’s 5th Annual Watermelon Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, May 13th from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Alamo’s Central Park, this year’s festival will bring back all of your favorite watermelon-inspired festivities, kiddie... read more

What You Should do When Planning to Start a Business in South Texas

Starting a business is a big step in Texas. Not only do they help the state’s economy through job creation and e-commerce, they also change the market landscape. The same can be said for small businesses in the Rio Grande Valley. If you’ve dreamt of opening a business in South Texas but have no idea... read more

A Few Reasons to Fall in Love with the City of Alamo!

Alamo is an emerging location with vibrant eateries, attractions, and events. Residents and visitors have fallen in love with this city for several reasons, including a robust economy, low living costs and a close proximity to the international border. Alamo has everything for everyone! Here are a few more reasons why you’ll love it here!... read more

6 Reasons Why You Should do Business in South Texas

South Texas is growing tremendously with new restaurants, expansions and exciting events, all attracting an increasing amount of tourism. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area becoming the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area only proves this growth. South Texas serves as a tourist mecca with a robust workforce and strong retail economy that’s beneficially located near the international border.... read more

10 Things to do Before Starting Your Business in South Texas

Have you been dreaming of owning and operating your own business? Have you had an idea that never came to fruition? Business is booming in South Texas and your commercial idea can be a part of that success. Before dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s, however, the Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) wants for... read more

A Look at a Few Growing Businesses and Expansions Near Alamo

The South Texas business climate is booming, and a big part of that success comes from the City of McAllen. With new million-dollar planned developments, more educational opportunities and new restaurants attracting more visitors, the city is a big name player in the Rio Grande Valley. Looking for a prime business location that’s close to... read more

Kayaking at the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge

Alamo’s prime ecotourism hotspot, the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, is having FREE kayaking on Sunday, January 15th from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Pay the admission fee ($4 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and $2 for children) and then hop on a kayak! Is your business invested in a greener tomorrow? Join the City... read more

What Incentives Are Available for Your Business?

If you’re starting a business or are looking for available options to expand or relocate, there are several incentives to help you. While direct bank loans can seem like the only option, cities and small business organizations offer a wide range of other incentives and programs to make things easier. Looking for a great location... read more

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