08 Mar 2019

PeopleFund’s Martha Victoria Valdez and Ambitious Management’s Amber Avis hosted an International Women’s Day Luncheon at MileOne in downtown Laredo. The event marked a new tradition of celebrating the achievements of local female entrepreneurs and the global strides made towards gender equality. The event kicked off with a proclamation by Webb Country Commissioners Wawi Tijerina and ...

01 Mar 2019

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce its newest member Modern Construction, Inc. Since 1972, Modern Construction, Inc. has completed over 700 million dollars of construction throughout the Laredo and South Texas area with a specialization in low-rise new commercial construction. The company has performed on a wide variety of projects ranging from schools,...

23 Feb 2019

The owner of the former Mercy Hospital, Chendo Carranco, and Chinese investor Long Gao are now officially in business, as the two signed a binding development contract in a brief ceremony at the Laredo Country Club Saturday, February 23. The idea for the former hospital property is to create a World Free Trade Plaza, where items from all over the world are sold wholesale.  Among the C...

23 Feb 2019

February 23- Governor Greg Abbott was honored as Mr. South Texas 2019 as part of the 122nd Washington's Birthday Celebration in Laredo. To commemorate the honor, the Governor attended the Los Caballeros de la Republica del Rio Grande Cocktail Party Friday evening and today participated in the Mr. South Texas 2019 Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade. Following the parade, Governor...

23 Feb 2019

During her visit to Laredo Friday, February 23, as part of the WBCA celebration U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was a guest lecturer at Texas A&M International University alongside U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar to discuss a variety of topics from border security, immigration to higher education. Pelosi also participated in a news conference with Congressman Cuellar and Mayor Pete...

12 Feb 2019

February 12- MileOne International Business Assistance Center hosted the Love "You" this Valentine's Day Workshop.  During the event, Naida Gonzalez, Life Coach/Personal Trainer introduced "The Circle of Interconnected Needs". This concept is based on the 8 Motivational Needs from Abraham Maslow. Attendees learned about physiological, safety and security, belonging, self-esteem, co...

01 Feb 2019

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce its newest member Sedlak Supply Chain Consultants Sedlak is a comprehensive supply chain and distribution logistics advisory firm providing independent and innovative solutions to companies around the world and across a broad range of industries. They have successfully served over 1,200 clients through more than 2,50...

31 Jan 2019

January 28 to 30- Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz, five City Council Members, city staff and the private sector traveled to Austin Texas to meet with state legislators and entities about policy funding for public health, economic development, public safety, environmental and border security programs. The Laredo EDC partnered with the City to promote the community and discuss key border issues...

30 Jan 2019

In conjunction with other activities associated with Laredo Legislative Trip in Austin, Texas, the Laredo EDC showcased recent achievements and discussed opportunities for growth in Laredo with city leaders and several key state agencies.  The luncheon meeting was sponsored by AEP Texas to promote economic development for the Laredo region. Representatives from the Economic Deve...