Economic Development

Home/Economic Development

East Aldine’s Dazzling Food Future

2020-04-01T20:20:19+00:00March 30th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

(Portions of this story and photos were shot before the county take-out only order) A lot has changed since our last visit to Alma Latina’s East Aldine location. Maybe not so much on the menu, but the restaurant has undergone a total overhaul, both inside and out, and it is truly spectacular.  The restaurant’s striking [...]

Acai Brasil

2020-03-29T17:39:13+00:00March 29th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

If you’ve ever lived or traveled abroad for an extended period of time, one of the things you miss most keenly from back home is your comfort foods. While those items might be available in foreign lands, anyone who has ever tried Polish Tex-Mex, a British hamburger, or even Colorado beef brisket barbecue will tell [...]

SBA COVID-19 Informational Webinars: March 30th-April 3rd

2020-03-28T22:26:34+00:00March 28th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

The SBA Houston District Office will provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. We will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Sessions will allow for [...]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis

2020-03-24T18:30:02+00:00March 24th, 2020|Economic Development|

What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills.  The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. EIDLs have long-term repayment options, up to a maximum of 30 [...]

SBA Update! COVID-19 Disaster Loans Now Available in Texas & Upcoming Webinars

2020-03-21T15:27:41+00:00March 21st, 2020|Economic Development|

Texas small business can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis. What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest [...]

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

2020-03-17T23:19:37+00:00March 17th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make our economy the strongest [...]

SBA Disaster Recovery Assistance- Informational Webinars

2020-03-17T22:43:59+00:00March 17th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

The SBA Houston District Office as we provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. We will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. The information [...]