The Lone Star Way: Texas Ranked as the Best State for Women Entrepreneurs

Congratulations, after creating a solid commercial plan, you’re ready to take the first step in starting a business! But this step is the hardest in your new adventure because it involves finding the perfect location. According to a recent study, Texas was ranked as the best state for women entrepreneurs! With this in mind, we’ll... read more

Mark Your Calendars for the Alamo EDC Incentives Workshop on June 19th!

It’s that time of year again when the Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosts the “Small Business Incentives Workshop!” This workshop, scheduled on June 19th from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM at the EDC, aims to educate local business owners and company leaders on how the City of Alamo can help companies to relocate or... read more

5 Places to Find a Loan for Your Small Business in Alamo

Finding the necessary funds for your new business needs the most attention. Several factors can come into play, including your credit score, past lending history, your business plan, and how long your company has been operating. So, whether you plan on opening a mom-and-pop shop or drive-thru convenience store, here are five places and ways... read more

The Five C’s of Credit for Securing a Small Business Loan in Alamo

Congratulations! You’re taking life by the horns by starting your own business and becoming your own boss. You have a solid idea and business plan in hand and are ready to get the ball rolling. Now, you need some capital to start your company, right? Well, before you go any further, have you looked over... read more

4 Tips to Keep in Mind When it Comes to Networking for Your Small Businesses in Alamo

Being a small business owner comes with plenty of challenges, but remember, you are not alone in your journey. There are thousands of others in the same situation as yourself. Sharing knowledge can be beneficial and looking to peers for help is a must. Here are four important tips on why, as a small business... read more

The Alamo Small Business Grant Program: What it is and Why You Should Consider It

The City of Alamo is always looking to promote business growth, and a new program is geared towards just that. The Alamo Small Business Grant Program was recently introduced as a way of helping small businesses with minor expenses, and it’s a game changer! In order for a business to qualify, it must follow these... read more

2 Very Important Reasons Why You Should Search for Commercial Property in Alamo

Starting a business can be extremely challenging, and perhaps the most important concern to take care of first is where you’ll be located. Don’t look any further than the City of Alamo! With commercial property available in prime locations, our city should be your first choice. Read on to learn why. Securing the Best Land... read more

Take Note of this Piece of Commercial Property in Alamo that’s Ready for Development!

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in Texas has some prime commercial real estate that we’re sure will be perfect for your business! Situated in Alamo, this select property, formerly known as “Big Lucky Lotto Store”, is a second-generation gas station/convenience store. Location, Location, Location The number one rule in real estate is that location... read more

Helping Your Business Grow in Alamo with Our Rural Business Development Grant!

The City of Alamo wants to do what it can to help promote economic development, and one way it does this is with the help of the Alamo EDC. The EDC can help by assisting potential business owners with programs, loans and grants. One of the grants that we invite all entrepreneurs to submit a... read more

Make Time for Small Business Saturday in Alamo on November 24th!

This upcoming Thanksgiving weekend is going to be a busy one. It’s the start of the holiday shopping season and Saturday, November 24th is Small Business Saturday. In 2010, Small Business Saturday was started by American Express to encourage shoppers to visit local shops and restaurants. Since its inception, it has picked up momentum across... read more

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