BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Rio South Texas Economic Council is a nonprofit membership organization that brings together the economic development interests of the cities, counties, chambers and educational institutions, workforce boards, ports, businesses and other stakeholders working towards regionally...
WESLACO, Texas - Nine new retail projects are coming to Weslaco, with six of them on the frontage of I-2/US 83.  Steve Valdez, executive director of the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco, announced the projects in an exclusive Zoom/podcast with...
Hello, I am Helen Ramirez, CEO and executive director of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, also known as GBIC.  I also serve as the city’s deputy city manager.  Join me as we tour investment opportunities in Brownsville, South Texas, located on...
McALLEN, Texas - Multiple visits to China in 2019 by McAllen leaders is finally set to pay off with Chinese companies investing in the McAllen-Reynosa area. That is the prediction of Jorge Torres, president and founder of InterLink Trade Services,...
August job gains for the U.S. were disappointing, with an increase in total non-farm payroll employment of 235,000 and the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage point to 5.2%.  An increase of this magnitude isn’t bad by historical standards and is,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Port of Brownsville has announced the appointment of two new deputy port directors. Melinda Rodriguez is the new deputy port director of administration and will oversee the port’s human resources, real estate services, finance, communications and...
PHARR, Texas - Ken Roberts of WorldCity will be special guest at this week’s Pharr Trade Trends 2021 Update event.  The leadership of the Pharr International Bridge host the update shows every quarter to highlight the volume and value of...
This past year changed almost every American’s way of life, particularly for the millions of small businesses that power our economy and create jobs in our communities. Here in South Texas, we know how important small businesses are to our...
Housing prices are up. Way up! The robust market reflects a variety of factors, including population growth, job opportunities, and interest rates. During the pandemic, demand increased as people looked to upsize to allow more room for at-home work...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Index Reynosa, the maquiladora industry trade association, has published a coffee table book about its 52 years in the city. Titled “Valor es Index,” the 96-page book contains data and stories on the impact maquilas have had...

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