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Harlingen economic arm offering more businesses grants

HARLINGEN — When Bill DeBrooke planned to put a new roof on a downtown building, he turned to the city’s Economic Development Corporation for help.

Startup Texas ‘Demo Day’ pitch competition to be held in Brownsville

The fifth annual Startup Texas “Demo Day” pitch competition is scheduled for Oct. 26 at Brownsville’s eBridge Center for Business and Commercialization, and things are a little different this time around.

New shopping center called Shary Town Plaza under development

Sharyland shoppers will soon have some new options for where to spend their cash with the announcement of a new shopping center.

Gov. Greg Abbott visits Harlingen to tout manufacturing company

Gov. Greg Abbott visited ITD Precision Stampings in Harlingen Wednesday to tour the facility, spotlight the company’s role in the Texas manufacturing economy, and to tout the “Made in Texas” brand known around the world.

Port of Brownsville’s Foreign-Trade Zone breaks another record

The Port of Brownsville’s Foreign-Trade Zone, FTZ No. 62, broke another cargo record in 2022, according to the U.S. FTZ Board’s 2022 report to Congress published Aug. 22.

Spirit Halloween stores open in these five RGV cities

Attention ghouls and goblins: With October around the corner it’s time to get into that spooky season spirit with your favorite Halloween decorations, scary movies and costumes.

‘Legacy Business’: Harlingen shop recognized during SBA celebration

Tommy Graham’s Paint and Body in Harlingen has been named an “SBA Legacy Business” by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of SBA’s 70th anniversary celebrations.

Harlingen construction values climb to $141 million

HARLINGEN — Record construction levels are driving a business boom along with soaring apartment developments as housing starts are standing strong amid the city’s bursting growth.

Abbott joins RGV leaders to mark regional alliance poised to be ‘next economic powerhouse’

EDINBURG — Transformational. Unprecedented. Tremendous. A new era.

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EDINBURG — Mayors from the Valley’s 47 cities gathered at Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg on Thursday for an RGV Economic Summit.