22 Dec 2018

MileOne IBAC celebrated its' 1 year anniversary on December 20th, 2018.   We invited our local dignitaries and key partners to thank them for their support. Many Laredo Economic Development Board members attended along with some media outlets to cover the event. The celebration consisted of the presentation of a short video highlighting some of our Incubator and Co-Working clients. ...

06 Dec 2018

During a ceremony held on Thursday, December 6, at the Country Club, Laredo Economic Development Corporation Chairman Tony Arce, Jr. was presented with the 2018 Economic and Industrial ward by the IMPACT Economic Development Forum Committee. This prestigious award is presented to an organization or individual who has demonstrated leadership, partnership, and a genuine passion for achi...

05 Dec 2018

The 2018 Annual Area Development Forum was held on December 3-5, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Area Development has produced more than 60 Consultant Forum events in North America focused on the best practices for economic development. The Forum provides attendees the opportunity to hear from leading site consultants and industry experts while gaining insight into current site selection trends...

03 Dec 2018

Robert Kaplan, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas speaks at a Community Luncheon  about the Texas economic outlook as Memo Trevino, Federal  Reserve Bank of Dallas board member and moderator of the Community Luncheon,  looks on. Additionally Mr. Kaplan held a round table discussion with members of the Trade and Banking Industries to discuss local trends and issues...

03 Dec 2018

Blake Hastings and Meredith Black, Senior officials with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are  joined by local community members Dr. Pablo Arenaz, Olivia Varela, Jimmy Notzon, Douglas McDonald, and Memo Trevino who served as moderator for the community lunch with Robert Kaplan, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas at TAMIU. Pictured from left to right are Blake Hastings, ...

30 Nov 2018

November 29. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) conducted a statewide truck parking study and developing freight infrastructure design considerations workshop at the Jose A. Guerra Laredo Public Library to enhance the efficiency and safety of freight moving throughout Texas. The purpose of the workshop  is to solicit input from freight shippers, carriers, facility operator...

14 Nov 2018

Laredo, Texas (November 14, 2018) - Doctors Hospital of Laredo (DHL) broke ground on its second freestanding emergency department to be known as Doctors Hospital Emergency Room Saunders. The 10,346 square foot facility will provide much needed additional 24-hour emergency medical services to central Laredo. With an investment of around $9 million, Doctors Hospital Emergency Room Saunders...

12 Nov 2018

November- Recently the Laredo Medical Center family and its healthcare and community partners gathered to celebrate an important milestone in stroke care for the benefit of our community. CEO Enrique Gallegos announced that The Joint Commission has awarded Laredo Medical Center with advanced certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The hospital also earned the Joint Commission's Gold...

10 Nov 2018

November 9- Arguindegui Oil Company celebrated their 75 years of service to Laredo and South Texas. To commemorate their anniversary of growth and success, the company presented to the Laredo Area Community Foundation $75,000 to establish the Arguindegui Oil Company 75th anniversary fund and $75,000 to establish the Arguindegui Oil Company donor advised fund.  The anniversary fund is ...

03 Nov 2018

The Laredo EDC hosted its Inaugural 2018 Economic Development Industry Awards (EDI's) with a Boots 'n Bling Gala at the Barn at Los Patios. With a fun evening of dinner, dancing, live music by The DECADES, silent auction and a drawing for a Grand Prize and special items, Laredo EDC celebrated and recognized the industries for their contributions in our community. 2018 Honorees ...