SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Janie Barrera, CEO and president of LiftFund, is urging South Texas residents to tune in to a webinar to learn how small businesses have fared during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The webinar takes place Dec. 14,...
Like most industries, retailers are struggling to deal with the pandemic. While it may be a decent year for spending, it looks quite different – with a holiday shopping season the likes of which we have never seen. Black Friday...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation has a new name - the Greater Brownsville Economic Development Corporation. The group felt that in order to attract new manufacturers and industries from outside the the Rio Grande Valley, its name...
MCALLEN, Texas - According to a senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Blake Hastings, the average person graduating from South Texas College today will have his job disrupted five or six times, due to technology...
Small Business Saturday 2020 is on November 28th, marking the 11th annual Small Business Saturday. Last year, shoppers came together in full force to support their local communities, and Small Business Saturday hit a record high with an estimated...
WESLACO, Texas - Matt Ruszczak has reported incredibly positive sales tax revenue numbers for the Rio Grande Valley for the month of September.  The executive director of Rio South Texas Economic Council said he was not expecting to see the...
A new trade agreement covering about 30 percent of the global economy has been signed. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, and 10 Southeast Asian economies. It’s the world's largest in...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley and northern Tamaulipas could end up benefitting from some of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. This is the view of Keith Patridge, president and CEO of McAllen Economic Development Corporation.  In an...
WESLACO, Texas - Three South Texas groups with a keen interest in economic development want to hear the views of the business community in the region. The Council on South Texas Economic Progress (COSTEP), Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC),...
Hi, I am Dalinda Guillen, executive director for the Rio Grande City EDC. The board of directors of the Rio Grande City EDC join me in welcoming you to our community.  Rio Grande City is a distinctive city, unique in...

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