News Archive: February, 2018

26 Feb, 2018

Promoting Active Transportation in El Paso

Cosponsored by the city of El Paso, the Borderplex Alliance, and El Paso County, the Advisory Services panel sought to identify a land use strategy for the ATS, exploring how the ATS could be designed to build resilience.
21 Feb, 2018

Mexican businesses warn NAFTA withdrawal could crack the door for China, other rivals

In the 1990s, Julio Chiu’s textile manufacturing business here employed hundreds of people and shipped thousands of pairs of jeans across the United States.
20 Feb, 2018

Why Silicon Valley startup is expanding into El Paso

A San Francisco-based company is opening a sales and operations hub in Downtown El Paso. City Council voted unanimously to support FiveStars with a tax incentives package worth up to $130,000 over five years.
20 Feb, 2018

On the Mexican side of the border, manufacturers say anti-NAFTA stance could backfire

The United States, Canada and Mexico began renegotiating the 24-year-old NAFTA treaty last year amid Trump's arguments that the benefits of NAFTA flowed mostly to Mexico and Canada while the United States lost millions of jobs.
20 Feb, 2018

Fivestars is Bringing Silicon Valley to El Paso

The nation's largest rewards platform for local businesses is opening an office in El Paso to help drive over $2B in local commerce across the US and Canada.
19 Feb, 2018

Woody Hunt: In his own words

As executive chairman of El Paso-based Hunt Companies, a conglomerate with 6,500 employees nationwide, Woody Hunt is one of the city’s most influential businessmen.
12 Feb, 2018

Borderplex Alliance Named Nonprofit of the Year

The Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce named The Borderplex Alliance nonprofit of the year.
6 Feb, 2018

City Council approves tax incentives for $41 million UPS expansion

City Council voted to support the project, approving a tax incentives package worth up to $1.8 million. The company’s investment will add another 42,000-square-feet to its facilities at 28 Leigh Fisher.
6 Feb, 2018

UPS Invests $41 Million in El Paso

UPS announced plans for a new $41 million package operations center in El Paso, Texas.