Day: July 8, 2014

Walmart Groundbreaking

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce along with many organizations around the city gathered together for the Walmart Groundbreaking Event. Texas State Representative Justin Rodriguez served as the host and emcee for this event. We thank Representative Justin Rodriguez, along with Raul Santos-West San Antonio Market Manager for Walmart, Leonard…

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The Source: The Economic Impact Of Streetcar

Listen to the full interview here.  By: Paul Flahive, Texas Public Radio  A new economic impact study has tried to put a tangible number on the intangibles of the benefits from investing in streetcars. $1.3 billion over 25 years is the expected benefit to the city for the $280 million investment. The study, conducted by The SABÉR…

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2014 Spain Trade Mission to Spain

This year our trade mission to Spain will visit 4 different cities: Málaga, Córdoba, Sevilla, and Madrid. Join us for a great opportunity to promote business relocation and expansion to San Antonio, as well as strenghten the cultural and educational ties between San Antonio and Spain.     SHARE THIS POST

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Streetcar Impact on the San Antonio Economy

A proposed $280 million streetcar system in San Antonio will drive billions of dollars worth of new economic activity over a 25-year period, say officials with VIA Metropolitan Transit. VIA is basing that assessment on a new study conducted by the SABÉR Research Institute, which concludes that construction of the system alone will support more than…

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