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International Business Event Welcomes Largest Ever US Delegation

An international event celebrating the business links between Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Houston has marked its landmark fifth anniversary this month by welcoming its largest ever international delegation.

The fifth annual Aberdeen-Houston Gateway, attended by the GCEDC’s […]

April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

336 Marketplace Build-Out Continues in Conroe

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Construction on 336 Marketplace—a 700,000-square-foot retail development by Fidelis Realty Partners in the Grand Central Park master-planned community—is nearing completion, and the first retailers are due to open by the end of […]

March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Study Details Economic Impact of Conroe’s Business Growth

Business projects supported by the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council (GCEDC) during 2013-2016 created nearly $400 million in capital investment and 703 direct jobs, according to a recent report from Impact DataSource, an economic consulting, […]

March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Lone Star College-Conroe Center Expands Workforce Training Facilities

Lone Star College-Conroe Center officially opened its new, state-of-the-art workforce training expansion facility to continue its mission in serving the needs of those in the community seeking to enter a new career, expand withing an […]

December 30th, 2016|News|

Conroe Regional Medical Center Acquires Level II Trauma Designation

The American College of Surgeons and the State of Texas designated Conroe Regional Medical Center as a Level II Trauma Center, making the CRMC one of the first hospitals in the greater Houston area to […]

December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

GCEDC Wins Merit Recognition at CEDA Awards for Newpark Project

The Greater Conroe Economic Development Council was presented with the Texas Economic Development Council’s Merit Recognition Award on Oct. 20, at the TEDC’s 2016 Annual Conference, for its nomination of the Newpark Drilling Fluids business […]

October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

GCEDC Salutes Economic Development Certification Program on Milestone

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recently announced that the Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO) program hit a major milestone, reaching 50 members certified as exceeding standards in the economic development profession. Six new members […]

October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Conroe Businesses to Benefit from Completed Customs Facility

It is increasingly clear that Conroe is ready to do business. Conroe received a boost to attract international business and domestic companies doing business internationally thanks to the completion of the United States Customs and […]

October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

TexasOne Returns from Japan Trade and Business Investment Mission

Last week, TexasOne, the Office of the Governor and business and economic development leaders from across the state returned from a successful mission to Japan.

Spanning three days and two cities, the Texas delegation, including Greater Conroe […]

October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Greater Conroe Economic Development Council Adds New Web Features to Attract Business

As the Conroe economy continues to grow, the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council is dedicated to meeting the growing demand of new and existing businesses. The GCEDC recognizes that staying technologically advanced is critical to […]

July 19th, 2016|News|