Welcome Another Popular Business to Alamo, Happy Pocket Thrift Shop!

Businesses are always looking to expand. A great international marketplace with distinctive consumers, a growing economy and near McAllen, Edinburg and Mission, Alamo is attracting countless businesses looking for more land, a niche clientele and stronger retail potential. One business that has found a second location in Alamo is the newly opened Happy Pocket Thrift... read more


McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Ranked as the 5th Largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in Texas

With constant job growth, a low cost of living and easily accessible international trade, the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metropolitan statistical area has grown into a population of over 800,000 residents, surpassing El Paso, Killeen-Temple and Beaumont-Port Arthur. This now makes the Rio Grande Valley the fifth largest MSA in Texas as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.... read more


Wholesale Distributor and Alamo EDC Move Forward to Success

Together with the Alamo EDC, Medek LLC has been approved to establish their location in the beautiful City of Alamo. With big plans to open a warehouse and office building, Medek LLC is expected to bring jobs and assist with the city’s continuous growth. This project represents a $1 million investment achieved through the Alamo... read more


What to Consider When Getting a Small Business Loan

Whether you’re a startup, small business or a company looking to expand, supporting your growth at any stage of development relies on funds. Your company may very well be looking into applying for a small business financing loan. When deciding on these, it’s important to consider several key factors. Looking for a local incentive that... read more


The City of Alamo’s Willie’s Bar-B-Q is Doubling in Size!

Everyone across the Rio Grande Valley knows about Willie’s Bar-B-Q’s delicious beef brisket, chicken, ribs and fajitas. This local landmark has been serving mouth-watering food for residents throughout South Texas for over 20 years and has been generating constant praise from visitors. It’s through great recommendations that Willie’s received statewide recognition for its food by... read more


We Hope to See You at the SBDC SmartStart Seminars Through the end of 2016!

Looking to market your brilliant idea? Interested in starting your own business? The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Small Business Development Center will be holding a FREE SmartStart orientation session for aspiring business owners at the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce on August 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. This event continues on Tuesday,... read more


Succeed with Alamo’s Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ)

TIRZ properties are highlighted in red. The City of Alamo is gaining traction with new businesses opening on a regular basis. Being conveniently located near bigger cities like McAllen and Edinburg means that our city is the ideal choice when deciding where to locate new and established businesses. Local businesses can collaborate with the Alamo... read more


The Growing City of Alamo Welcomes Two New Businesses!

All across the Rio Grande Valley, businesses are opening and expanding. With so much growth, Alamo has also been gaining traction with new and thriving business openings. These diverse businesses are setting their sights on our city because of the success in the retail market and the many consumers doing business with companies in the... read more


Find One-of-a-Kind Eateries and More in Alamo!

In bustling cities, many citizens are busy and have no time to cook at home. It’s a struggle that many of us find ourselves in. With major food eateries calling our names, it’s hard to ignore their many scrumptious advertisements and in-your-face commercials. Although fast food restaurants help the local economy, hidden food gems lie... read more


Tips on Starting Your Nonprofit Organization in Alamo

Each day, thousands of people are inspired to start their own nonprofit organizations. Wanting to help the community runs deep in the veins of many, but starting and sustaining a nonprofit isn’t easy. Organizations face an uphill battle of hard work and dedication, but with driven spirits comes the grand reward of doing what people... read more


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