Economic Gateway http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com Economic Development News RSS Feed Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:09:25 -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 ... 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...