• 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…

    • 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…

      • 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…

        • Eastman’s Portillo Matute Strives for Excellence in Texas City

          Eastman’s Portillo Matute Strives for Excellence in Texas City

          BIC Magazine wrote a very positive profile of the great work that site manager Sergio Portillo Matute is doing for Eastman Chemical Company in Galveston County. From the article: Although…

          • Judge Henry Addresses Chamber on Economy

            Judge Henry Addresses Chamber on Economy

            "The economy in Galveston County is strong." Last week, Judge Mark Henry addressed the members of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce at their annual State of the County…

            • BAHEP Business Development Update – 1/20

              BAHEP Business Development Update – 1/20

              Four times a year, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership produces The Business Development Update newsletter that reports on Commercial / Office / Industrial Development; Retail / Hospitality Development; Residential Development; and Infrastructure News and…