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El Clavo Lumber Opens New Site in Harlingen

Family-owned building supplier El Clavo Lumber was pleased to announce their new location site in Harlingen on April 6, 2016, made possible by a partnership with Harlingen Economic Development Corporation. El Clavo Lumber was founded in Brownsville in 1975 by William R. Buchhols. More recently, his daughter Tanya Rodriguez and…

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New produce inspection facility dedicated in Los Indios

Harlingen EDC is excited to announce the groundbreaking on a new cold storage facility in Los Indios. The new facility will be used by federal inspectors to ensure produce from Mexico is free of agricultural pests. Find out more at The Valley Morning Star.

Harbor Freight Hiring for their new Harlingen Location

Employers in Harlingen keep hiring. Harbor Freight, the national discount tool and equipment retailer, is currently hiring for their new Harlingen location at 215 N. Ed Carey Drive next to the Charlie Clark used car lot. Harbor Freight Tools is a privately held discount tool and equipment retailer headquartered in…

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Harlingen’s Retail Sales Continue to Grow!

Harlingen continues to show growth in their monthly state sales tax reimbursements, showing a rise of 2.3 percent for December and 4.26 percent for the year, the Texas State Comptroller reported. Harlingen fared better than Brownsville and McAllen. Brownsville’s sales tax reimbursements were down 8.28 percent, putting it down 5.70…

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Harlingen Sales Tax Revenue Jump in June

Harlingen, TX July 13, 2016 - According to the Texas Comptroller's Office figures released last week, the City of Harlingen collected over $1,729,021 in sales tax dollars last month.  This marks a jump of over $24,000 or 1.4% over the same period in 2015.  June also marked the 6th time in the…

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Harlingen EDC Launches Aerotropolis Video

Harlingen EDC Launches Aerotropolis Video This video was produced for the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation in an effort to promote the Harlingen Aerotropolis at Valley International Airport. The Harlingen Aerotropolis is a 479-acre, shovel-ready site adjacent to the airport. It has been designated as a Certified Site by McCallum Sweeney Consultants, one of…

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Harlingen EDC and Valley International Airport to Attend Spacecom

Harlingen, Texas – November 11, 2015 – With the recent and exciting announcement of United Launch Alliance extending their lease at Valley International Airport and with the Space X launch facility being developed less than 40 miles away, the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation continues to market and promote Harlingen as the ideal place…

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