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Jun 26, 2017

2017 GVEC Annual Meeting Video
Watch GVEC's Annual Meeting video that debuted at the June 23, 2017 membership meeting, highlighting accomplishments through 2016.

Category: GVEC, Clips of the Region

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Jun 19, 2017

What Your ED Board Needs to Know About That Cost Benefit Report Video Presentation
Impact Data Source takes a look at the basics and value of a cost benefit/impact analysis when working a project. Broken down in easy to understand basics.   See the presentation here!

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Jun 19, 2017

Seguin,Texas...Official Best Historic Small Town in Texas Video
Come along a take a tour of the Official Best Historic Small Town in Texas founded in 1838.  Seguin Main Street guides us through the new exicting things developing in this historic place.

Category: Clips of the Region

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Jun 16, 2017

Economic Development Terms ? Acronyms
80 pages and over 700 economic development terms recently updated by author Greg Last.  This summary serves as an educational tool and has been used for training and reference throughout the U.S. http://edtbestpractices.com/

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Jun 05, 2017

Texas Economic Development Sales Tax Primer
This brief white paper gives a "beginners" look at the economic sales tax in Texas.  What is the ED sales tax, how can it be used, changes to the law, what is a primary job, etc. are highlighted in this primer compiled by the Texas Economic Development Council. http://www.texasedc.org

Category: State Resources

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May 10, 2017

Welcome! See what's developing in Cibolo, Texas
Welcome to Cibolo, Texas!  Watch how this Texas community, located just north of San Antonio, has grown from 3,000 to 28,000 since 2000.

Category: Clips of the Region

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Apr 05, 2017

Take a Look at Grass Roots Economic Development
Grassroots economic development is a bottoms-up strategy that emphasises helping the vast majority of companies that have 5 employees or less. 1 This ebook breaks down the underlying economic trends that necessitates a grassroots strategy for cities competing for relevance in the 21st century, what a grass-roots strategy looks like, and how any city could implement it. Published by Hatch

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Mar 01, 2017

Collaborating for Success...Cuero Development Corporation Video
Watch and see what this vibrant rural community in South Central Texas has to offer. 

Category: Clips of the Region

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May 19, 2016

Welcome to Cibolo Packet
Welcome to Cibolo includes maps, data and information on the City of Cibolo, Texas located just outside San Antonio. Cibolo is a vibrant and rapidly growing community located along the Interstate 35 and 10 corridors just outside of San Antonio, Texas. .

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Mar 10, 2016

GVEC Economic Development Newsletters
Welcome to the GVEC Regional Insight—created to give you a quick look at significant developments in the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) service area, centrally located between Austin, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.   Take a look at some of our past issues and sign up below:   April 2017 March 2017                                    ...

Category: GVEC

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Feb 20, 2016

TEAM TEXAS Link
Team Texas is a dynamic statewide economic development marketing association promoting job creation and capital investment in Texas!  

Category: State Resources

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Nov 30, 2015

Take Flight over Seguin, New Braunfels, Texas
Explore the 10/35  Region of Seguin and New Braunfels, Texas.  Fly with us over this beautiful breathtaking region located in the heart of South Central Texas along the Interstate 10/Interstate 35 Corridors.

Category: Clips of the Region

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Nov 30, 2015

State Highway 130 Toll Road Map
View interconnections on this unique tollroad running from Seguin to Georgetown, Texas.   This road is tagged as the fastest highway in the USA with speed limits up to 85 miles an hour on some sections.  An excellent alternative to Interstate 35 through Austin.  

Category: Maps

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Nov 19, 2015

GVEC Annual Meeting Video
Watch GVEC's Annual Meeting video that debuted at the June 26, 2015 membership meeting highlighted accomplishments through 2014.

Category: GVEC, Clips of the Region

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Nov 17, 2015

Dewitt Industrial Park Map
Map overview of DeWitt Industrial Park located in City of Cuero/DeWitt County, Texas.  View current business owners and available sites.

Category: Maps

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Nov 17, 2015

Texas Economic Development Council Link
Texas Economic Development Council is the State-Wide membership organization for Economic Development Professionals in Texas. 900 members strong including local and state ED professionals.

Category: State Resources

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Nov 16, 2015

Category: Maps, State Resources

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Nov 16, 2015

Texas Wide Open for Business
Interested in doing business in Texas?  Texas is Wide Open for Business with Big Spaces and Big Opportunities.  The official site for Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Category: State Resources

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Nov 16, 2015

GVEC Fact Sheet
Fast facts about what the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative brings to the Guadalupe Valley Region and what we can offer your business.

Category: GVEC

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Oct 01, 2015

GVEC Economic Development Brochure
A central location with easy access to major metropolitan markets, wide-open development opportunities in urban and rural areas, and a variety of educational institutions to choose from — these are all great reasons for locating to the Guadalupe Valley region.

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Oct 01, 2015

IMPACT of Manufacturing in Guadalupe County, Texas
This study commissioned by the Seguin Economic Development Corporation in 2010 notes that Guadalupe County has an estimated 125 manufacturing establishments employing nearly 6,000 workers.  

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Oct 01, 2015

Texas Business Incentives and Programs
Texas is Wide Open for Business!  The Governor's Office of Economic Development has put out this easy to view summary of all State incentives available for new and expanding businesses.  www.wideopenforbusiness.com  

Category: State Resources