28 Mar 2019

The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo are proud to announce that Aerie by American Eagle Outfitters is coming to Laredo in May 2019. Aerie is a lingerie and intimate apparel brand that caters to females from 15 to 25 years of age. Known for their quality lingerie and undergarments, Aerie also sells active apparel, loungewear, accessories, and sleepwear. Since 2014 Aerie has been promoting body po...

26 Mar 2019

On March 26, Laredo EDC had the Director's Retreat, a strategy plan to review Its goals and objectives and ensure our continued alignment with the long and short term vision of our organization moderated by Ed Sherwood.  Omar Lopez, Corporate Communications Manager at AEP Texas share a presentation about the importance of brand image and social media presence....

20 Mar 2019

Laredo's trade with the world rose 9.29 percent  from $214.72 billion to $234.66 billion in 2018 when compared to the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. During the same time period, the nation's total trade was $4.2 trillion, with exports at $1.66 trillion and imports at $2.54 trillion. The nation's total trade increased 8.01 percent com...

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 ...

04 Mar 2019

March 4- City of Laredo elected officials, staff and members from the higher education and private sectors traveled to Washington, D.C. where they met with Members of Congress and various federal agencies to make their case for federal funding for local projects and presented positions on policy issues affecting our community.  Among key issues discussing where border s...

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...