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Harlingen continues to lead all cities in both Commercial Building Permits and Total Permits through the first eleven months of the year.
The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to Hidalgo’s Festival of Lights and BorderFest on September 16, 2013 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the lFEA’s 58th Annual Convention & Expo in Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
Seven of the nation’s top public relations firms submitted proposals to help the Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC) with development of communication strategies involving the positive qualities and opportunities that the four county region of Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy offer in terms of economic development.
The Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC) recognizes the importance of a skilled workforce when it comes to promoting the economic development interests of the four southernmost Texas Counties – Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy.
According to the 2012 74th Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Annual Report, the Port of Brownsville ranked number 1 of the Top 25 Foreign Trade Zone Exports in the United States and the State of Texas leading the way by ranking number 1 in exports to foreign countries.