PHARR, RGV - Pharr city and economic development officials helped Evergreen Cold Storage break ground on a new fresh produce warehouse project on Hi Line Road, not far from the Pharr International Bridge. Victor Perez, executive director of Pharr Economic...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Rio South Texas Economic Council will give five site selectors representing European corporations and industries a 48-hour tour of the Rio Grande Valley towards the end of February. According to Matt Ruszczak, executive direction of the...
The federal budget process is incredibly complicated. With a population of more than 327 million, nearly four million square miles of land area, and the largest economy in human history, sheer size is one reason for the difficulty. Add to...
EDINBURG, RGV - Mexican pop music icon Luis Miguel’s next U.S. tour, starting in April, will include concerts in Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, Denver, Montreal, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and… Edinburg, Texas. The Edinburg concert will take...
EDINBURG, RGV – The new $88 million Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg will create 1,114 direct jobs in the Rio Grande Valley, according to a new study by UT-Rio Grande Valley. The study was commissioned by Edinburg Economic Development Corporation....
MISSION, RGV - A new study on U.S.-Mexico "Bordernomics" states U.S. and Mexico can gain an additional $75.1 billion in annual gross income as well as provide over 790,000 jobs if the two countries enhance integration for additional trade. The...
Last year was a good one for U.S. manufacturing and related industries, with the value of production rising more than it has in quite some time. This means that these segments of the economy are growing, which is clearly good...
EDINBURG, RGV - Businessman Alonzo Cantu and colleagues in Cantu Construction and Viper Arena, LLC, appeared before an Edinburg City Council meeting on Tuesday evening to defend the $88 million Bert Ogden Arena project. While acknowledging that the arena looks “beautiful,” Edinburg...
MCALLEN, RGV - A Conversation on Education and Workforce Development will take place at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton in McAllen next Wednesday. The breakfast event will be hosted by Teach For America Rio Grande Valley. Jonathan Stevens, managing director of...
The U.S. personal savings rate fell to its lowest level in more than a decade, setting off a firestorm of speculation about the implications. For 2017, the annual savings rate was 3.4 percent, down from 4.9 percent in 2016...

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