• Stay Strong in Galveston County

    Stay Strong in Galveston County

    Dear Friends, We hope this message finds you well during these unprecedented times. Galveston County's Economic Development Department values the health and safety of our community, local businesses, employees and… Blog

  • Coronavirus Pivots Galveston County Businesses

    Coronavirus Pivots Galveston County Businesses

    This week, The Texas Tail Distillery began producing hand sanitizer from the ethyl alcohol it would normally use to make vodka, said Nick Droege, the president of the distillery. The… Regional News Galveston Santa Fe

  • Galveston Wharves Business Steaming Ahead

    Galveston Wharves Business Steaming Ahead

    Galveston Wharves is projecting record-breaking wind energy cargo and lay-ship revenues for the first quarter of 2020. Port Director Rodger Rees said, “We’re on track to have a record-breaking first… Regional News

  • Texas SBA Loan Application Now Available

    Texas SBA Loan Application Now Available

    Earlier today, Governor Abbot announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has now granted Texas’ Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance declaration, making loans available statewide to small businesses… Blog

  • Banks in Galveston County Work to Help Local Economy

    Banks in Galveston County Work to Help Local Economy

    Local community bankers are huddling to pull together their own plan for immediate relief to Galveston County businesses and individual customers. A powwow late Wednesday among local bankers is likely… Regional News

  • Coronavirus Resources for Business

    Coronavirus Resources for Business

    Report Local Galveston County Economic Development Issues: Please report economic issues relating to coronavirus in Galveston County. Closures, layoffs, significant changes to commercial and industrial real estate, etc. here. Coronavirus… Blog

  • Friendswood ISD: #2 School District in Texas

    Friendswood ISD: #2 School District in Texas

    Friendswood ISD is ranked #2 out of the 100 best school districts in Texas. According to reports, more than 10,000 school districts were analyzed using metrics such as student-to-teacher ratios,… Regional News Friendswood