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Asian Eatery Expanding to Harlingen

Harlingen, Texas, August 17, 2011 - Panda Express, the California-based national leader in gourmet Chinese quick-service restaurants, has announced the mid-October opening of a new location in Harlingen, Texas.  The company has purchased a 3,000 square foot building located at 2005 West Lincoln Avenue and renovations are underway.  Panda Express will create…

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Harlingen Cost of Living Lowest In Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HARLINGEN COST OF LIVING RANKS LOWEST IN U.S. HARLINGEN, TEXAS (August 12, 2011) – Harlingen, Texas offers the lowest cost of living in the United States, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index for the second quarter of 2011.  The Cost of Living Index is prepared by…

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HARLINGEN RANKS AMONG “100 LEADING LOCATIONS”

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (August 1, 2011) -- The Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) that includes Harlingen and Brownsville, Texas was ranked as one of the “100 Leading Locations for 2011” in the Spring 2011 issue of Area Development, a leading site location magazine. Area Development based its ranking on thirteen highly regarded location surveys…

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UNIVERSITY CENTER NEARS COMPLETION

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (July 29, 2011) – Finishing touches are being added to the new University Center on the campus of Texas State Technical College in Harlingen.  The 38,000 square foot, $7.2 million building is designed to hold classes offered by eight public and private universities offering 42 bachelors, masters and…

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BASS PRO OUTDOOR WORLD CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (July 29, 2011) – Progress continues on the Bass Pro Outdoor World destination outdoor superstore slated to open in November.  The 150,000 square foot store is being constructed on a 23 acre site in Cameron Crossing, a new retail development at the intersection of Expressway 83 and 77…

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Harlingen EDC is Moving!!

The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation offices are moving on July 15, 2011 to 2424 Boxwood Street, Suite 125  Harlingen, Texas 78550.  Phone number: 956.216.5081 and Fax number: 956.216.2580

South Texas Franchise Showcase Coming to Harlingen!

South Texas Franchise Showcase Friday, June 10th 2011 Valle Vista Mall in Harlingen, Texas Come meet with prospective franchisors and be a part of the booming economy in the Rio Grande Valley! The US-Mexico Border Region in South Texas, Rio Grande Valley or informally “The Valley” continues to grow and develop at…

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Harlingen, TX Takes Top Spot in Cost of Living Index

Harlingen, Texas, January 14, 2011 – Harlingen has the lowest cost of living in the United States, according to the 2010 ACCRA Cost of Living Index prepared by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).  The report is based on an annual average of data submitted for the first three…

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