14 Apr 2021

Wednesday April 14, 2021-During his presentation “World Trade Center de Nuevo Laredo” to our membership and community partners, Dr. Jorge Acevedo, President and CEO at JAGroup shared important information about the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) worldwide as well as business opportunities for investors, integrated solutions for business needs and inclusive and intelligent develo...

25 Mar 2021

March 25- At today’s Binational Dialogue Laredos Region session hosted by Consul General of Mexico in Laredo Juan Carlos Mendoza and U.S. Consul General in Nuevo Laredo Deanna Kim, Laredo Economic Development Corporation President & CEO Gene Lindgren spoke about Industry Attraction and Investment along with his counterparts from Nuevo Laredo Secretary of Economic Development....

25 Mar 2021

On March 25 MileOne launched the first generation of the Programa Acelera international business incubator cohort in partnership with Club de Exportadores from Michoacan, Mexico. The program was developed in December of last year in order to provide Mexican agricultural and artisan goods providers from the Michoacan region a “soft” landing to export their business to Laredo. As par...

22 Mar 2021

Laredo Morning Times-Business Journal By Jorge A. Vela March 22, 2021- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the retail industry all over the country and the world. But Laredo, a border city that continues to be affected by a concur-rent year of bridge closures, has been doubly be-set by problems in its retail sector. Before March 21, 2020, Nuevo Laredoans would regularly cross into...

16 Mar 2021

March 16, 2021-The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is pleased to announce that after working with TTEC for several months, the company has partnered with Workforce Solutions for South Texas to fill 300 job openings as “bilingual customer service representative” as work-from-home employees.  TTEC prides itself as a global customer experience leader, employs tens of thous...

16 Mar 2021

Laredo Morning Times-Business Journal March 15, 2021- The MileOne International Business Assistance Center has served as a starting point for small business and innovation since first opening its doors in 2017.Their business incubator and co-working programs boasted steady growth in new business starts and membership year over year. Like many other businesses throughout the city, however...

10 Mar 2021

Thank you to Teclo Garcia, City of Laredo Economic Development Director and Tom Simmons, Majestic Realty Vice President for today’s presentation “Port Grande TIRZ Review” During the presentation to our membership and community partners, they shared important information about TIRZ Creation Process, Future Infrastructure and Development Projects for the Port Grande Public Private Partn...

02 Mar 2021

-San Antonio Business Journal-Mitchell Parton on March 2, 2021- An international trade and logistics services firm signed a massive lease at Laredo’s largest single-tenant warehouse, which has been occupied by Mattel Inc. for more than 20 years. The JAMCO Group, based in Laredo, signed a 500,000-square-foot lease for the facility in Killam Industrial Park where it will begin operation...

25 Feb 2021

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation recently approved the officers to the executive committee at our February board meeting.  Lupita R. Canales was previously approved as the organization’s Chairman of the Board during the January meeting.  Ms. Canales, replacing Tony Arce who diligently served as Chairman for the last four years, becomes the second woman to the lead th...

10 Feb 2021

Thank you to Gerald Schwebel, Executive Vice President, Corporate International Division at International Bank of Commerce for today’s presentation “Texas Mexico Border Transportation Master Plan” During his presentation Mr. Schwebel provided information about the freight mobility plan and the transportation needs in Laredo to our membership and community partners during our first 202...