23 Jan 2020

The Laredo EDC Board of Directors has selected Tony Arce, Jr. as Chairman of the Board for 2020 which will mark his fourth concurrent year.As Manager of External Affairs for AEP Texas in Laredo, Tony facilitates electric service projects, communications and economic development objectives with city and county governments including Laredo, Zapata, Freer, Hebbronville, Falfurrias, and Enci...

23 Jan 2020

Laredo, Texas, January 23-The South Texas Cyber-security Series, hosted by Laredo College, invited highschool students to explore the issues surrounding cyber-security, the curriculum taught at LC, and employment opportunities in this growing sector of the tech industry. Speakers included faculty members from the cyber-security program at Laredo College as well as other members of the...

22 Jan 2020

Laredo, Texas, January 22- Officials gathered to cut the ribbon officially opening the United States 59 Loop 20 lanes that run over Interstate Highway 35 and the Union Pacific Railroad Line.Cost of the project was more than $25.8 million, according to the City of Laredo. Funding consisted of more than $18.74 million coming from the federal level - $18.53 million in federal funds and $204...

22 Jan 2020

DIRECT TRAVEL TO MEXICO IS HERE! Laredo, Texas, January 22.- The City of Laredo today announced an agreement with leading regional Mexican airline Aeromar that will provide nonstop flights between Laredo International Airport (LRD) and Mexico City International Airport (MEX) starting this spring. Aeromar will offer the service three times per week (subject to all required Mexican a...

17 Jan 2020

Laredo, Texas, Jan. 17-Mayor Pete Saenz welcomed the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the United States Senate today:"The announcement of the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement by the Senate is wonderful news for Laredo. As we continue to grow and compete globally in the international trade sector, the implementation of this enhanced and u...

09 Jan 2020

January 9-10- The Laredo EDC promoted Webb County and the Laredo region with an exhibit at the Red River States Conference & Deal Making Commercial Real Estate event was held in Fort Worth, Texas. The International Conference Shopping Centers (ICSC) was a two day regional event which provided opportunities to gain information about the most current industry issues, and meet and make ...

25 Nov 2019

November 25-Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and the City of Laredo announced $4 million to rehabilitate the airport's apron, the area where aircrafts are parked, loaded and unloaded. These federal funds will be used to modernize and achieve higher levels of safety and productivity at the Laredo Airport, helping move people and goods faster, cheaper and more efficiently. In the last 10 ...

20 Nov 2019

November 20- The Laredo Economic Development Corporation hosted a Regional Community Outreach meeting with the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development. During the event, staff members provided a presentation on the services offered by the office, the lead generation and response process, and incentives and financing options available at the state level. Participants in the ev...

20 Nov 2019

November 20, 2019: The Laredo Chamber of Commerce today announced it has joined the Small Business Saturday Coalition and that it will, together with the City of Laredo, Mile One and Laredo Economic Development Corporation, support this year's Small Business Saturday® celebration - powered by American Express which takes place on Nov 30. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday sits Small B...

20 Nov 2019

November 20-In the 5th installment of Women Entrepreneurs Rock, Bernadette Galvan - entrepreneur, professional athlete, and event promoter -outlined the benefits of staying active and fit, which she believes can lead to a more productive and successful business life. Bernadette is the owner of Rock Fitness Center in Laredo, Texas and serves as the Vice-Chair for the National Phys...