For Soon-to-Be Entrepreneurs, Take Note of How to Write an Effective Business Plan!

Starting your own business has many advantages, and it all begins with a well-thought-out and well-written business plan. As December is “Write a Business Plan Month,” we want to encourage you to extend that thought past this month and well into 2020. Starting a business can be both exciting and scary, but by putting a... read more

Take Advantage of the “Meet Me in Alamo” Campaign and Get a FREE T-Shirt!

The Alamo EDC’s main objectives are to help the city grow economically and foster a healthy commercial environment for local entrepreneurs. Now that the holiday season is here, the Alamo EDC wants to reward citizens across the Valley that spend their money in our city with the Meet Me in Alamo Campaign! Read on to... read more

Learn How the Micro-Loan Program Works Before Starting Your Business!

At the Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC), we’re always working towards fostering a healthy economic environment for the city. Throughout the year, we host business workshops and seminars with information about different grants and business loans that we have available for those wanting to begin a commercial venture. Last year, with help from the USDA... read more

The Alamo EDC Invites You to Attend the Small Business Grant Workshop on November 20th!

The Alamo EDC always goes above and beyond to cultivate a climate of economic growth through various incentives and commercial-friendly events. On Wednesday, November 20th, we will be hosting the Small Business Grant Workshop to help local business owners and entrepreneurs learn how their commercial venture can qualify for a grant! The workshop is FREE... read more

Why You Should Consider Taking Advantage of a Franchise Opportunity in the City of Alamo!

Starting a business from scratch can be an uphill battle, and without direction or guidance, your young company’s chances of surviving can be low. However, if you have a business model, then you already have a better chance of succeeding. The great news is that, with franchising, a business model can be created for you!... read more

The Alamo EDC: Promoting Successful Commercial Endeavors in the City

At the Alamo EDC, we focus on the commercial and economic success of the businesses in our city. We are always looking to help new entrepreneurs with their commercial endeavors through various incentives that have each worked in the past. First, we’d like to highlight a few of the businesses that have prospered in Alamo... read more

Texas Ranks First in Starting a Business, and the Alamo EDC Wants for Your Company to Succeed!

It goes without saying that launching a new business can be difficult. Unfortunately, if you start yours in the wrong area without doing extensive research on the local economy, you’ll be in for a rude awakening if your company begins failing. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20% of new businesses fail... read more

A New Piece of Commercial Real Estate in Alamo That’s Ready for Purchase!

Texas continues to grow each year with the expansion of businesses and the need for commerce. A size-able portion of the state’s population can be found in Hidalgo County, meaning that this region is ripe with entrepreneurial opportunity. With over 865,000 residents, it has become the seventh most populated county in the state. In May... read more

The City of Alamo Needs a New T-Shirt Design and You Can Help!

Artists and designers of South Texas, the City of Alamo needs your help! We want you to show off your Alamo pride by designing a t-shirt that showcases your love for the city. The Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) seven-member Board of Directors will be judging the competition. Here are the rules: The design must... read more

Celebrate Independence Day with the 3rd Annual 4th of July Festival and Car Show in Alamo!

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and if you aren’t sure where to celebrate this very important national holiday, then bring the family out to the festivities going on in Alamo, Texas! The 3rd Annual 4th of July Festival and Car Show will be presented by the Alamo Lions Club and will... read more

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