Economic Gateway http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:53:23 -0700 en-us Victoria center planned to train future skilled workers http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17054 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Associated Builders and Contractors Texas Mid Coast Chapter plans to bring a training center to Victoria to provide more skilled workers in the Crossroads. The training center will be at the pr... San Antonio Distillery is now open for business http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17053 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 GONZALES — Bruce Harborth had a dream that one day he would continue in his ancestor’s footsteps and somehow launch his own rum distillery. He teamed up with a kindred spirit—his ... City manager talks growth, role in Seguin http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17052 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Behind the various departments and city projects is a city manager — a person who holds many roles and responsibilities. In Seguin, that’s Doug Faseler. Faseler first came to the city m... New Sonic Drive-In opens, complete with playscape area, volleyball court http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17051 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Carhops rushed out the doors with the classic brown bags and slushies as cars filled the drive-in stations at the new Sonic on West Court Street. The new location, located at 968 W. Court St., open... County discusses strategic plan, hires consultants http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17050 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 County officials are working to create a plan for the future. Recently, the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to hire GAP Strategies Inc. as consultants to help create a strat... Teatro plans grand opening for ‘La Galeria’ http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=17049 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 While there has always been a space at the Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin’s Cultural Arts Center for artists to showcase their work, the local organization has finally decided to officially reco... Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms Inc. is a Rapidly Expanding Homegrown Business http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16704 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms Inc. grows between 250,000-280,000 pounds per week of fresh mushrooms for the Texas market. The primary varieties they grow are white button, crimini and portobello mushro... Come & Taste It Craft Beer, Wine and Art Festival coming to Gonzales http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16622 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 April event featuring craft beer, wine, art will benefit local grads, business, Victoria College GONZALES — The Gonzales Inquirer and the Gonzales Main Street board are teaming up to produce ... As summer approaches, real estate heats up at area lakes http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16830 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700   A new real estate report says Canyon Lake ranks as one of the most affordable large lakes in Texas, and says other area lakes have seen values increase since last year. According to the 2... Board awards funds to 4 downtown Seguin businesses http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16621 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A group of downtown businesses will soon receive some needed upgrades. The Main Street Advisory Board awarded four FIX-IT Facade grants to assist four downtown businesses with their improvement pro... Seguin welcomes liquid pigment manufacturer http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16620 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The local manufacturing industry just keeps flourishing as more businesses move to Seguin. American Colors, Inc. — a high-quality liquid pigments and intermediates manufacturer based out of S... This is S.A.: Milk to market http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16619 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For Susan Rigg, cheese making is a labor of love that has deep ties to her family roots. Rigg, founder and owner of River Whey Creamery, is one of the only local cheese makers in Texas. The former ... Dallas Fed: Texas’ manufacturing activity rises to levels not seen since 2005 http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16618 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Texas’ manufacturing sector saw business activity rise to levels not seen since 2005, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest survey. “The ongoing expansion in Tex... COMING SOON: Officials, developers break ground on new residential development http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16446 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700   The community’s newest and largest residential development was officially welcomed with a turn of the dirt. City officials, the Seguin Economic Development Corporation and... Texas Comptroller: Texas has a strong economy http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16311 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Texas has the 10th largest economy in the world and has a bright future, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says. Hegar conveyed that message Thursday at the 2018 Victoria Chamber of Commerce Banquet. ... IMPOSSIBLE DREAM: Texas Lutheran celebrates opening of long-awaited performing arts center http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16310 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 As music filled the courtyard between the entrance to Texas Lutheran University’s Jackson Auditorium and the School of Music on Friday afternoon, dramatic media and music major Jonathan Tucker c... Adams Extract & Spice - Where People Come First http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16252 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Since 1905, Adams Extract & Spice has been located in Texas. Many locals know them as an excellent place to work but worldwide, they are known as the makers of Adams Best Vanilla Flavor and the in... Seguin EDC talks Growth http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16255 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800   The numbers don’t lie, this community is growing. And with growth comes additions of new housing and retail sites. Area development was a hot topic of discussion during th... CAJUN COOKIN' IN CUERO http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15671 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Combining their Louisiana roots and passion for cooking, Barry Breaux and Kelvin Washington started Barry’s Cajun Food. Their food truck, part of R&R Market at 201 Stockdale, opened Dec. 14.... Best Western coming to La Vernia http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=16097 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800   Howdy, Partners! Yep, it’s rodeo time and it also means the La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show is right around the corner, taking place March 1-3 at the La Vernia Chamber of... $25K tourism video in use after almost 3 years http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15670 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 In 2015, the City of Gonzales authorized $25,000 in funding toward the creation of a Gonzales tourism video. Two years and several months after the final edits were made to the video, the Gonzales Con... Sisters celebrate opening of coffee shop http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15669 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 After waiting a year to open up their dream coffee shop on the corner of Walnut and Austin Streets, sisters Kristen Green and Lacey Dugi can finally celebrate with a cup of their signature java. Se... New Sonic, Dollar General locations underway http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15668 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Dirt has been shoveled and a building has been constructed at two separate spots that will soon house a new Sonic Drive-In and a Dollar General. Sonic Drive-In, which broke ground at 968 W. Court S... Seguin EDC OKs $80K incentive package for biomedical manufacturer http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15667 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 A local biomedical manufacturer has announced its expansion with the assistance of the Seguin Economic Development Corporation (SEDC). An $80,000 incentive package was approved for Cone Bioproducts... Jobs: Southern employment growth passes West as fastest in U.S. http://www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news/?item=15666 www.experienceguadalupevalley.com/gvec/news Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The nation's shrinking pool of available workers is shifting the economic balance of power in the U.S., with the South surpassing the West as the region boasting the fastest job growth. ...