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Harlingen EDC Launches New Website

November 5, 2008 The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) unveiled a new web site today, designed to attract corporate investment to Harlingen. In unveiling the site, Armando Elizarde, Vice President of HEDC and President of Town and Country Homes in Harlingen, said, “Economic development is very competitive today and our…

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Harlingen, TX “Fact File” Wins Award

The Harlingen “Fact File,” a community profile in the form of a file folder, has received a “Merit Award” in the Literature and Promotion Awards of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC). The “Fact File” was developed by the Harlingen (TX) Economic Development Corporation (HEDC). The “Fact File” is a…

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Harlingen Job Market Expected to be Among Strongest in Nation

Harlingen area employers expect to hire at a vigorous pace during the second quarter of 2008, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the Harlingen area employment outlook is the seventh best in the nation. From April to June, 53% of the companies interviewed plan to hire…

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Harlingen Ranks 3rd Lowest Cost of Living in U.S.

Harlingen, Texas tied for the third lowest cost of living in nation, according to the report for the first quarter of 2008 prepared by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). An earlier report, released in February 2008, on the annual average cost of living for 2007 also ranked…

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Pocket Communications Selects Harlingen, Texas!

Pocket Communications, a San Antonio, Texas-based wireless voice and data service provider, announced today it has selected Harlingen, Texas as the location for its flagship customer service center. The firm has leased an 18,000 square foot building at 6906 West Expressway 83 in Harlingen to house its customer service operations.…

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