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Harlingen Chosen for New Hospital

Dave Ralph Public Information Officer City of Harlingen Office (956) 216-5030 Cell (956) 873-4629 JULY 3, 2014 ATTENTION ALL NEWS MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST HARLINGEN CHOSEN FOR NEW HOSPITAL A 72-bed psychiatric hospital under management by Strategic Behavioral Health LLC will break ground for construction late this…

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Harlingen Attracts New Employer And Up To 1000 New Jobs

New Qualfon contact center expected to open this year Harlingen, TX – April 1, 2014 The City of Harlingen and Harlingen Economic Development Corporation announced today that Qualfon, a leading global business process outsourcing (BPO) and call center service provider from Monterrey, NL, Mexico, will be opening a new contact…

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SBA to host Small Business Resource Expo

Subject: SBA to Host Small Business Resource EXPO                           News Release SBA to Host Small Business Resource EXPO -An Entrepreneurs’ One-Stop-Shop- HARLINGEN, TX – On Friday, September 13, 2013 the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a FREE Small Business Resource EXPO specifically organized to help small business owners…

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Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture Entrepreneurship Program

Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ Entrepreneurship Program Scholarships Available Building the Future of Your Business Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture training is coming to Harlingen February 26th thanks to a collaborative effort of Tropical Texas Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization, Harlingen Economic Development Corporation, Texas State Technical College and The International Innovation &…

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Harlingen Cost of Living Lowest in the US for 3rd Straight Year

-For Immediate Release HARLINGEN, TEXAS (February 4, 2013) - Harlingen, Texas offers the lowest cost of living in the United States, according to The Cost of Living Index, published quarterly by C2ER – The Council for Community and Economic Research. Among the 307 urban areas that participated in the 2012…

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Sales Tax Increases in December

Harlingen, TEXAS – January 9, 2013 – Following a record breaking year in 2011-2012, Harlingen continues its upward trend by recording its second consecutive month with double digit increases to sales tax revenue. According to the Texas Comptroller's office, Harlingen experienced an increase of 19.48% for the November reporting period…

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LongHorn Steakhouse to Open in Harlingen

Contact: Raudel Garza, CEO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (956) 216-5081 Erica Jaeger, Media Relations & Communications LongHorn Steakhouse (407) 245-4614 LongHorn Steakhouse to Open in Harlingen Ribbon Cutting Set for December 3 Harlingen, TEXAS – November 28, 2012 – LongHorn Steakhouse, in partnership with the Harlingen Economic…

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FINSA Leases Another Building in the Harlingen Industrial Park

    FINSA, a leading company in the development of industrial real estate in Mexico, Argentina and the USborder, announced today that it has leased 20,000 square feet of warehouse space in the Harlingen Industrial Park to Velocity Express. Hector Romeu , Director of Sales for FINSA, praised the Harlingen…

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Tire Recycling and Processing Grand Opening Set for August 16, 2012

TRP The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of Tire Recycling and Processing, LLC, (TRP), the newest industry to located in the Harlingen Industrial Park, The center will utilize state of the art technology to process and shred used tires. Once shredded,…

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COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE PROMOTES ENTREPRENERUSHIP TRAINING FOR HARLINGEN RESIDENTS

COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE PROMOTES ENTREPRENERUSHIP TRAINING FOR HARLINGEN RESIDENTS Harlingen, TX (April 27, 2012) – Four organizations have banded together to support entrepreneurs throughout Harlingen, TX.  The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC), The Tropical Texas Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (TTRCIC), Texas State Technical College (TSTC) and The International Innovation &…

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