Category Archives: Economic Development

SBA Houston to kick-off National Small Business Week 2018

Highlighting the Impact of Houston’s Outstanding Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, and Others

HOUSTON – The Houston District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is set to kick-off National Small Business Week, April 29 - May 5, 2018! Join SBA- Houston in celebration, as we recognize outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners from all over the 32 counties that the SBA- Houston District Office serves. Participate in a myriad of events, programs, and initiatives, designed by the SBA and its resource partners, to help grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase Houston’s local, national, and global...
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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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