Category Archives: Economic Development

New Year, New Neighbors in Five Corners

Locke Solutions, a local concrete manufacturer that broke ground in 2013, has already outgrown its first Houston office. The homegrown concrete company spent the winter holidays packing up their original office and moving into their new facility in Five Corners in preparation for another year of growth. “Five Corners has shown a commitment to investing in and upgrading the area with proactive programs addressing graffiti abatement and improving road conditions,” said Locke Solutions president Asher Kazmann. “We feel as if this area will continue to increase in value and benefits as we grow our company. Our former operation was not far...
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The South Post Oak Recycling Center, a Successful Part of Five Corners for 23 Years

The South Post Oak Recycling Center (SPROC) has been a fixture in the community for over 23 years. They offer a unique opportunity to turn trash into treasure with the help of their metal recycling facilities. “We’ve been a trusted partner and active in the community.” said Brandi Harleaux, Chief Operations Officer for SPROC. SPROC caters to many different types of clients looking to sell their metal. Whether you are a resident or a business owner in the Five Corners District , SPROC should be able to help you with your excess metal. “As metal recyclers...
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Update on SBA Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Harvey

GETTING DISASTER HELP FROM SBA - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

♦ SBA offers federal low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters. ♦ Businesses of any size may borrow up to $2 million to repair/replace disaster property damage. ♦ Small businesses, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations may also borrow to help meet disaster caused working capital needs. The $2 million maximum applies to the combination of property damage and working capital loans. ♦ If you are a homeowner or renter, FEMA may refer you to SBA. SBA disaster loans are the...
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HUBZone Set-Aside Program Webinar

What is the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Join the SBA Houston District Office Business Opportunity Specialists for a webinar about the HUBZone Set-Aside Program. Register for this webinar to find out about the Program and the many tools available to help small businesses build and successfully compete in the federal sector.

You Will Learn:

• Overview of the HUBZone Set-Aside Program • How to Apply for the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Friday, August 4, 2017

10:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. (Central Daylight Time)

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SBA offers a variety of programs and services. Understanding how SBA...
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