13 Jul 2022

During the Monthly Business Conversation Meeting, Melissa R. Cigarroa, Member of the Binational River Conservation Project Technical Group, provided an update about the conservation project. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting was Louie Mendoza, Financial Advisor from Tejas Financial Advisors and a proud member of the Laredo EDC....

01 Jul 2022

On July 1st, the Laredo Economic Development Corporation presented the Cigarroa family with the Centurion Award initially announced at the 2021 Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards, Boots ‘N Bling Gala on Friday, November 5, 2021.  “In addition to the members of the family currently practicing in the field of medicine, we want to again give tribute to the forebearers of the...

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...

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

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...

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...

04 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, President & CEO, was honored to be able to speak at the groundbreaking ceremony on May 4th, for the Laredo Heat Soccer Complex hosted by the Laredo Chamber of Commerce.   The LEDC has been supporting this historic project since 2021 and wishes to thank the Vaswani family for their passion for soccer and the Laredo area. They continue to provide leader...

25 Mar 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, traveled with the Laredo delegation to San Antonio to meet with Mayor of San Antonio Ron Nirenberg on the Binational Park Project in Laredo and also with San Antonio Riverwalk Authority representatives for best practices and lessons learned. Valuable information was gathered as the San Antonio authorities are assisting with the structure of the...

09 Mar 2022

Special guest for the Business Conversation meeting on March 9, was Jimmy J. Escoto, Founder, and CEO at J. Escoto Group Property Tax Consultants.  During his presentation to our membership and community partners, Mr. Escoto shared information about the property tax appraisal process.  The Membership Spotlight during today’s presentation was Andrew Mata from A.D. Creative De...

08 Mar 2022

The International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world on the 8th of March every year. This day serves to admire, appreciate and recognize the achievements of women globally for their progress, development of an equality society, and their continuous courage to raise a loud voice for the execution of women’s rights and their security.  This year’s International Women's D...