• Oyster Mariculture Program Launches in Texas

    Oyster Mariculture Program Launches in Texas

    The State of Texas this month launched the oyster mariculture (aquaculture in the ocean) industry, providing an opportunity for significant economic activity along Galveston County, the Gulf Coast, Coastal Bend,… Regional News

  • Bay Area Hot Projects – August 2020

    Bay Area Hot Projects – August 2020

    The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership publishes its Hot Projects multiple times per year. The August 2020 edition is below. To download a PDF version, click here.  https://issuu.com/bahep/docs/hot_projects_for_august_2020 Major Industrial Investments… Blog Regional News Dickinson Friendswood Galveston Hitchcock Kemah La Marque League City Santa Fe Texas City Tiki Island

  • USMCA: A Great Deal for Galveston County

    USMCA: A Great Deal for Galveston County

    The new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), will have a positive economic impact on Texas and Galveston County. NAFTA created a free… Blog

  • I-45 Expansion Continues South in Galveston County

    I-45 Expansion Continues South in Galveston County

    The freeway expansion represents a $900 million dollar investment in the county's regional transportation network. "The long-running joke that TxDOT never stopped building Interstate 45 will live on a few… Regional News

  • Galveston County’s COVID-19 Response

    Galveston County’s COVID-19 Response

    Galveston County Texas is working hard with its business community to help keep customers and employees safe during COVID-19. Again and again, Texas ranks as the top location in the… Blog

  • LISC Small Business Relief Grants

    LISC Small Business Relief Grants

    For businesses facing immediate financial pressure due to COVID-19, LISC Small Business Relief Grants offer $5,000 to $20,000 to pay rent and utilities, meet payroll, pay outstanding debt to vendors, and other… Blog

  • Galveston County COVID-19 Business Task Force

    Galveston County COVID-19 Business Task Force

    In partnership between the Galveston County Health District and county chambers of commerce (including Bolivar Peninsula, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, Hitchcock, League City, Santa Fe, and Texas City-La Marque), Galveston County… Blog