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...

01 Mar 2022

The Laredo EDC was honored to host representatives from the Port of Victoria, Texas during their planned visit to Port Laredo on March 1st. Team Laredo, consisting of city directors, presidents of trade organizations, financial institutions, and representatives from the development industry, showcased our community’s unity and global trade expertise as we began discussions on col...

15 Feb 2022

Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo seek to promote innovation and competitive advantages in both cities during their participation in the "Expo Manufactura 2022" held February 15 thru the 17th at CINTERMEX Convention Center in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  More than 247 exhibitors from national and international companies presented the latest in technology and solutions. The 3-day event...

09 Feb 2022

February 9- Special guest for the first Business Conversation Meeting of the year was Rogelio Trevino, Executive Director at Workforce Solutions for South Texas. During his presentation “The South Texas Labor Markets: Impacts of Covid-19 & Workforce Solutions” to our membership and community partners, Mr. Treviño shared important information about resources and integrated ser...

02 Feb 2022

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) under the direction of President & CEO Gene Lindgren, has teamed up with several community and education leaders to organize a healthcare advisory to address the underserved needs of the Laredo Community.  The healthcare advisory is spearheaded by LEDC board members, Dr. Rolando (Rolly) Ortiz, Killam Development Chief Operating ...