Economic Gateway http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:16:25 -0800 en-us Goliad Square a charming South Texas treasure http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19697 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 GOLIAD — From her apartment balcony overlooking the downtown square, Suzi Warzecha, 70, admits she can’t help but brag to visitors about Goliad and all its charm. “Goliad is setti... Goliad brewery to release new beer (w/video) http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19696 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Brewmaster Stefan Zurakowski has developed nine different beers and is about to release the brewery's tenth. Coastal Bend is an American pale ale. An American Pale Ale is described as medium-bodie... CHAMBER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19695 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 A quarter-of-a-century in any line of work is something which shouldn’t be taken for granted. Sherry Esse reached that milestone this year, and she’s set to retire at the end of the year f... City of Seguin approves construction contract for new development services center http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19694 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 (Seguin) -- The city's dream to have a one stop shop for all things related to development projects is coming true. The Seguin City Council on approved a construction contract of $1.77 millio... Texas First Lady applauds local business, statewide success http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19693 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Before heading back to Austin, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott applauded the Seguin community for putting plenty of heart into doing business. Abbott served as the guest speaker during this year's... UTSA receives $15 million gift and parcels of land downtown for construction of proposed School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19691 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 (Sept. 18, 2018) -- UTSA announced it has received a $15 million gift from San Antonio business leader Graham Weston to support the university’s proposed School of Data Science. The sc... Permian Basin boom fuels Texas job growth, with state marking 26 straight months of gains http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19690 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Texas jobs machine continues to hum, and the Permian Basin can take a bow. The state's employers grew their payrolls by 32,000 in August — the 26th straight month for jobs growth, acc... TEXAS RANKED NO. 1 IN THREE CATEGORIES BY AREA DEVELOPMENT http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19689 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Texas secured three No. 1 rankings on Area Development’s Top States for Doing Business 2018, the publication’s ninth annual survey of site selection consultants. Texas took home the No.... Gretchen Bee Ranch is Attracting Bees and Tourists to Seguin http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19388 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Located in Seguin, Gretchen Bee Ranch is the only full-service beekeeper showroom in South Texas. Owners Mark and Thien are committed to providing fresh, healthy products from their beehives and from ... Spoetzl Brewery launches 2 new brews http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19059 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Spoetzl Brewery, Texas’ oldest craft brewery and brewer of Shiner beers, has added two new beers. The new fixtures, Shiner Wicked Juicy IPA and Shiner Day Quencher Session Ale, are slated for... Operating a business: Old school vs technology http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19058 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Last month, I celebrated completing my 12th year with the UHV SBDC. I have to admit, with more than 35 years in small business ownership and management under my belt, 12 years ago I was confident I kn... Kitchen Pride: Made in Gonzales http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19057 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kitchen Pride is Gonzales County’s very own home grown industry. Literally. The famous mushroom farm business has been thriving and growing since it first opened on County Road 348. It con... Nightlife on the Square—Gonzales Style http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19055 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 One of the selling points of any community is the vibrancy of its nightlife. In this area, Gonzales can be thankful that it is “square.” “Square” as in the vibrancy of its e... Small biz improves with Main Street grant http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19054 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The new storefront was gleaming on a hot Tuesday afternoon, with worries that the heat might take off the new hues of teal and aqua. But there would be no summertime blues as owners Jacob and Manda Le... New owners, new life for nursery http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19053 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When Chuck Hildebrand heard Schulz Nursery was closing, she knew she needed to take action. “When I found out they were closing the nursery it was July 20 and they were planning to dismantle ... Seguin is now ‘film friendly’ http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19052 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The film crews, lights and cameras can start rolling in. The Texas Film Commission officially declared Seguin a Film Friendly Texas certified community — making it a part of a Texas film comm... Texas Keeps 9 Percent Share of U.S. Economy, GDP Growth Ranked Sixth in Country http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19051 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction is a significant factor in the 2.9 percent growth of Texas’ gross domestic product growth this year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Econo... TEXAS REMAINS NO. 1 FOR JOB CREATION http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19045 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Lone Star State maintains its No. 1 rank for job creation by foreign and domestic investment projects, according to IBM's 2018 Global Location Trends report. IBM recently released its annua... Texas Economy Adds 23,500 Positions in July http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19049 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Texas economy added 23,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in July, which marked 25 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 377,100 jobs for an annual employment growt... TEXAS EARNS FIVE NO. 1 RANKINGS IN BUSINESS FACILITIES’ 2018 STATE RANKINGS REPORT http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19048 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Lone Star State was ranked among the best of the best after receiving five No. 1 rankings and 48 top-10 spots in Business Facilities’ annual State Rankings Report Texas secured the No. 1 ... New Braunfels Manufacturer adding 130 new jobs http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19087 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian manufacturer CGT US Ltd. is investing $30 million into its New Braunfels plant to add new production lines that will create 130 jobs. The Toronto-based company's Central Texas plant ma... Rankings show H-E-B not just biggest Texas retailer, but a national contender http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19047 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers, and a Texas favorite is charging into the top 20. Step aside “Here Everything’s Better” ... Interview with the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=19050 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rachel interviews Chester Jenke VP of Economic Development for the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.  Chester updates us on jobs coming to our area, Pitch Tab, affordable housing developments, a... REC TEC transforms backyard barbecues http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=18676 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Move over, gas and charcoal. There’s a new way to cook on the grill! Do you want the flavor of a real wood fire and the consistency of gas-fire grilling temperatures? Meet REC TEC pelleted gr... Baker Boys: One of Texas’ Top 50 barbecue joints http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=18675 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For Phil and Wayne Baker, finding a home in Gonzales for their Texas barbecue business was a dream come true. Now that the dream has become a reality, Gonzales and all of Texas is better off for it...