75 Years of Remarkable Wonders: Celebrating the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge!

As the weather cools down, this time of year is perfect for birdwatching in Alamo. Located in the City of Alamo off of Highway 281 and Alamo Road is the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, considered the ‘jewel’ of the National Wildlife Refuge system. Some facts about the refuge: Was established in 1943 as a... read more

Doing Business: A Look at a New Commercial Property Available in Alamo

An industrial warehouse recently went on the market in Alamo. This can surely be just what you need for your business. This updated warehouse has all of the necessities for a company that requires: Refrigerated rooms Multiple loading docks Truck access Several office workspaces Plus, the Alamo EDC can offer your business a broad range... read more

Take the First Step in Starting a Business in Alamo with Our Help

Alamo is a flourishing city with developments in commerce and expanding companies. Are you looking to open up a business in McAllen? Businesses seeking to locate in the McAllen MSA should come and see what the City of Alamo has to offer instead! Our community is continuously growing, yet Alamo still manages to maintain a... read more

Make Time to Attend the City of Alamo’s Small Business Workshop!

The Alamo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is gearing up for our small business workshop at our offices on September 19th. This event happens twice a year, and we really enjoy educating business owners on opportunities available to them. If you’re an aspiring small business owner in the City of Alamo and would like to learn... read more

Two Very Important Incentives Offered to Entrepreneurs from the Alamo EDC

When trying to get your business up and running, it can be difficult to get everything sorted out. The first step is coming up with a business plan. After this is, you’ll need to figure out where you’re going to locate your business along with the ins and outs that will go into running it.... read more

Disaster Field Operations Center West

SBA to Open Business Recovery Center in Weslaco to Help Businesses Impacted by Severe Storms and Flooding SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Weslaco to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by the severe storms and flooding that occurred beginning June 19.... read more

5 Important Factors to Keep in Mind When Deciding to Start a Business

There can be many obstacles to overcome when it comes to building your own start-up. From technical issues like logistics to the creative aspect of it all, it takes a lot of hard work and involvement to get your business going. Starting one can be scary, especially if you’re focusing on everything that could go... read more

The Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge: A Summer Adventure Waiting to Happen in Alamo!

Summer has arrived and it’s time to start adventuring! Rather than spending all season indoors, make a bucket list with all sorts of mini-adventures. You can start with one attraction in Alamo that’s popular and family-friendly! The Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge includes birdwatching, hiking trails and so much more! Read on to learn more... read more

4 Reasons Why Alamo Should Be Your First Choice to Create a Start-Up

From La Plaza Mall in McAllen to multiple shopping and entertainment centers in Pharr and Edinburg, the areas surrounding Alamo have grown substantially in recent years. Alamo itself has grown at an impressive rate and is now home to such franchise locations as H-E-B, Walmart and Walgreens. Although increasing in size and population, Alamo is... read more

Alamo’s Watermelon Festival: Mark Your Calendar for this Fun, Family-Friendly Event on May 12th

What once started as a way to highlight Alamo’s agricultural history has since turned into a highly-anticipated, yearly event for people all over the Rio Grande Valley. With temperatures slowly making their way into triple digits, it’s no wonder that Alamo’s Watermelon Festival is a must-attend event for many. What better way to fight the... read more

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