09 Jun 2022

The Laredo EDC coordinated a reunion of Team Laredo, our community’s Economic Development leaders to review activities, and topics of interest, and discussed many collaboration opportunities.  Invitees included Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, Gabriela Morales, Laredo Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Miriam Castillo, City of Laredo Economic Development Interim Dir...

08 Jun 2022

During the Monthly Business Conversation Meeting, Laredo EDC President and CEO, Gene Lindgren and MileOne Program Director, Cesar G. Hernandez, provided an update about the mid-year term activities to our membership and community partners The Membership Spotlight during the Business Conversation Meeting was Rebekah Hughes from Rebekah Hughes from Laredo Litigation Services, a proud me...

08 Jun 2022

On June 2nd, the Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) committee on health care coordinated a meeting with the LEDC Sponsored Healthcare Advisory at Gateway Community Health Center (GCHC).  Guest speaker Dr. Richard Chamberlain of the City of Laredo Health Department, along with Elmo Lopez, GCHC CEO and committee co-chair, reviewed the proposal from Health Management Ass...

07 Jun 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO was invited to the Topping Out Ceremony for the new AEP Laredo Service Center on June 7th.  "We were honored to be a part of today's event by Cobalt Construction to celebrate the final steel beam for the new AEP Laredo Service Center. The LEDC was fortunate to be in a position to assist AEP Texas with their site selection services, and...

06 Jun 2022

Laredo EDC President and CEO Gene Lindgren was invited to participate in the event at Uni-Trade celebrating the generous donation from Lic. Eduardo Garza in his continued support of the Laredo International Fair and Exposition.   Uni-Trade is a valuable member of the LEDC and we appreciate everything that Mr. Garza and Uni-Trade do for our community....

26 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the Laredo Economic Development Corporation, was honored to participate as a member of the working committee in a historic first joint City of Laredo / Webb County workshop as government and private sector leaders met at Laredo College’s main campus on Thursday, May 26th.  Speakers included U.S. Consul General to Mexico Deanna Kim and IBC Bank ...

17 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, Laredo EDC President and CEO, was invited to represent the private sector at the United Nations - Habitat Binational Metropolitan Plan as they conducted several sessions the week of May 16th.  Our community was chosen by United Nations to be a model of binational cooperation for the world. Key public and private stakeholders provided input and discussed chall...

17 May 2022

The Laredo EDC hosted an array of events nationally recognized as Economic Development Week from May 9 to May 13, 2022.  To kick off the celebration on May 9th, City of Laredo Mayor Pro Tempore, Council Member District II Vidal Rodriguez proclaimed National Economic Development Week, in partnership with Laredo Economic Development Corporation, Laredo College, and the City of Laredo Ec...

06 May 2022

The Laredo EDC was invited to participate at the FabTech Mexico 2022 Expo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico along with the Economic Development office of our sister City Nuevo Laredo.Among the participants during the event were, Ing. F. Ivan Torres, Municipio de Nuevo Laredo Director of Economic Development, Saida Tamez Beltrán,Luis Ángel Lopez Bacaro, Hernam Lesher Arguello, ICCE Nuevo L...

05 May 2022

Ariva Homes hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for their Ironwood Estates development on May 5th.  Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the LEDC, and Joseph Mendiola, VP of Business Attraction and Retention attended the ceremony.  This exciting development in North Laredo is an important example of in-fill development and we applaud the commitment from our LEDC partners Ross...