Category Archives: News

Grow your business in the Rio Grande Valley

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (July 16, 2019) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is holding a Big Opportunity Start Small (BOSS) seminar that will help local businesses grow. Join transportation professionals, regional contractors, and various other organizations for the Wednesday, July 31, 2019 event that will be held at the Mission…

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Unemployment Rate Low Regionally; Still Room For Improvement

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (JUNE 28, 2019) – The latest Texas Workforce Commission unemployment rate report shows that overall state unemployment has reached a record low. The state average is currently at 3.5 %. Harlingen’s May rate was reported at 4.4%, placing us in the top three cities with the lowest unemployment…

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Longtime Harlingen EDC Attorney, Brendan Hall, Retires

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (June 18, 2019) - Harlingen Economic Development Corporation attorney, Brendan Hall will be retiring after 26 years with the City of Harlingen and the HEDC, respectively. As the attorney for the HEDC, Hall’s role was to ensure that the organization and its board members conducted business accordingly and…

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New HEDC Video Highlights Harlingen’s Greatest Assets & Resources

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (JUNE 3, 2019) -  The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) works hard to showcase all the many assets and resources our city has to offer potential industrial and commercial businesses. Centrally located in South Texas, Harlingen’s geographic location allows us to reach all major points of the Rio…

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Free Business in Development Certification Program Through July 10, 2019

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (May 23, 2019) – The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation’s investment in the University Center at Texas State Technical College continues to produce opportunities for our growing business community. This allows for local business owners to connect to valuable resources, training and education. Recently, the Community & Economic Development…

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Plastic Manufacturer to Relocate Business to Harlingen

HARLINGEN, TEXAS – Manufacturing company Poly SACHI Polymers, LLC signed an agreement Friday, May 17, 2019 to relocate their operations from Taylor, Texas to the Harlingen Industrial Park. The company will occupy the 35,000-square-foot building located at 1314 Industrial Way by the end of the summer. The building is one…

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