The Harlingen Aerotropolis is a 479-acre, shovel-ready site adjacent to the airport. It has been designated as a Certified Site by McCallum Sweeney Consultants, one of the world’s leading site selection and economic consulting firms. The site is a premier manufacturing destination in South Texas. The development plan for the Aerotropolis incorporates a mixed use for the property that includes manufacturing, warehouse, office, and retail purposes. Click to read more at

A Sea of Change

The appearance of road construction equipment is not typically something we celebrate, but it is a sign of progress for the city of Seabrook, which has been watching and waiting for work to start on the expansion of State Highway 146. “This project has presented a challenge for new development for the greater part of two decades,” says Paul Chavez, director of the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation. “Now we can tell people, Yes, it’s finally happening.” Click to read more at

Red River & Retail Review

Thousands of people flocked to Fort Worth in early January to make connections and assess the future of retail development at ICSC’s inaugural Red River States Conference & Deal Making. The three-day meetup signaled a change from years past when multiple similar events were held across the region. This year, ICSC brought together industry professionals from throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Click to read more at