Economic Gateway http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com Economic Development News RSS Feed Sat, 25 May 2019 13:58:23 -0700 en-us Customer service is competitive advantage http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20926 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 At the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center, we tell our clients that it is so important to find a competitive advantage for their business. The competitive advantage is so... KRAEGE DRUG STORE TURNS 100 http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20924 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Kraege Drug Store officially had its’ 100th birthday on April 1, 2019. One-hundred years ago, a Kraege Drug Store shopper could buy some toothpaste for .20 cents, a root beer for .18 cents, ... Seguin Main Street Program recognizes top contributors to downtown http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20923 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 (Seguin) — Individuals, groups, and businesses that have contributed to the growth and development of downtown Seguin, did not go unnoticed. Several key players in downtown Seguin were recognize... Job Shadow Day | Connecting Students & Employers http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20922 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Sitting in a math class was a struggle for Domingo Setien. What did it matter if a calculation was slightly off? If an answer was close enough, why worry? Fast forward several decades and the namesake... Workforce Automation: Scary Threat or Major Opportunity? http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20921 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Despite dire predictions that robots and automation will displace workers, studies predict automation and robotics will actually create more — but different — jobs than they displace. Y... What Does Sustainability Mean in 2019? http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20920 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Although sustainability in the built environment is still important, fewer projects are seeking certifications, while wellness features/amenities are becoming more mainstream. For the third year in... On Country Mice And City Mice http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20919 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Yes, we could be called a tad repetitive, if you’re a reader of Site Selection for more than a couple of years, particularly of the March issue. But both Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Texa... Study says music industry added 2,000 permanent jobs in Texas last year http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20918 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Texas music industry is striking the right chord with the state's economy. A study claims the industry added 2,000 permanent jobs to the Lone Star State last year. That raises the total num... Technology Employment Expands its Presence in the Texas Workforce http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20917 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 17,000-plus new jobs in 2018 coupled with growing economic impact, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019™ report AUSTIN, Texas /PRNewswire/ -- Technology-related employment in Texas... Visit Local Businesses on March 29th - National Mom and Pop Business Day http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20593 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Day in the Guadalupe Valley and across America. The hard-working and innovative small business owners of the Guadalupe Valley contribute to the vibrancy and... Save Money by Moving Out of the City and Into the Guadalupe Valley http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20533 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative provides affordable electricity for members throughout the region. As a cooperative, we are member-owned and on a mission to meet the needs of our growing mem... 10 commercial real estate projects to watch for in 2019 http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20382 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 As we say goodbye to 2018, it is time to see what projects are on the horizon for the coming year. Read full article.  ... Texas was the top U.S. market for more U-Haul moves in 2018 http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20379 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 That moving truck you saw last week on the interstate was probably headed to Texas. Texas was truck and trailer provider U-Haul's No. 1 growth state in 2018 for the third year in a row. Texa... Adams Extract adds spice to local community http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20374 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 There is a Gonzales company that not only adds spice to our local business community, but also to the entire state of Texas and the United States. If you guessed Adams Extract, you would be exactly ri... Everything In Texas Is Big—And Getting Bigger http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20373 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017. If Texas were a nation, it would rank as the 10th largest e... GVEC meets the needs of rural Gonzales Texas http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20294 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800   For 80 years, the Gonzales Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) has been serving the residents of Gonzales County and neighboring environs. Founded by a group of area farmers in the Cost area ... Yoakum bank, branches change name http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20216 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 After 87 years, the First State Bank in Yoakum and its branch banks in Victoria and Moulton will have a new name. Under the new name of Crossroads Bank, First State Bank will be united with branche... TrustTexas Bank recognized for community marketing, culture programs http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20215 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Independent Bankers Association of Texas, the largest state community banking association in the nation, recently honored TrustTexas Bank in Cuero with two Best of Community Banking Awards. The... Auto Parts Supplier Continental a Powerhouse of Local Manufacturing Sector http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20274 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800   Some of the auto parts made for the heavy-duty Ford F-150 that Scott Williams drives are the size of a grain of pepper – assembled by collaborative robots in a state-of-the-art factory... Thrive: Gonzales’ community jewel http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20214 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 What started as a business hope and dream for the Gonzales Healthcare Systems board of directors has become a reality. It is one of the bright shining beacons of how a community can promote and sustai... Gonzales Chamber plays vital role in growth http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20213 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has been promoting and supporting the greater Gonzales area since 1923. For almost 100 years, this vital organization has been involved in promoting... Growing more food with less water http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20212 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 31 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Agriculture is the engine that drives the rural economy and agriculture depends upon water   “Water is the lifeblood of our area. Without the water we have underneath us, it wo... Texas' Unemployment Rate Hits Historic Low 3.7 Percent http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20210 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 State has experienced 28 consecutive months of employment growth AUSTIN ? Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in October, down from 3.8 percent in September 2018,... TEXAS RANKED NO. 1 FOR GROWTH PROSPECTS http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=20209 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Forbes ranked the Lone Star State No. 1 in the nation for Growth Prospects, thanks to strong job, income and gross state product growth forecasts. Texas ranked No. 1 for Growth Prospects in Forbes&... Reasons to Support Local Charities on Giving Tuesday http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19944 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Today, November 27th, is Giving Tuesday. This is a day where people throughout our community, and the world, donate to the causes they are passionate about. Giving Tuesday is a day of community togeth...