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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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New Steakhouse Coming to Harlingen, TX

imageDarden Restaurants, Inc., on the FORTUNE 100 “Best Companies to Work For” list, has announced that it has selected Harlingen, Texas as the location for a new LongHorn Steakhouse.  The proposed location at Cameron Crossing will employ 30 people and be able to seat approximately 204 guests.  LongHorn Steakhouse is…

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HARLINGEN EDC TO SPONSOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

HARLINGEN EDC TO SPONSOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING              The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation announced today it will sponsor a new training program for entrepreneurs.  FastTrac® is a practical, hands-on business development program designed to help entrepreneurs hone the skills needed to create, manage and grow successful businesses. “Small business is the backbone of…

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COST OF LIVING STILL LOWEST IN HARLINGEN, TX

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (January 23, 2011) - Harlingen, Texas had the lowest cost of living in the United States in 2011, according to 2011 ACCRA Cost of Living Index prepared by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). Harlingen also had the lowest cost of living in the 2010 ACCRA…

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