Commerce Economic Development Corporation
Commerce EDC Announces Receipt of USDA RURAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GRANT
In the Amount of $90,000
Through the USDA, the Commerce Economic Development Corporation has received $90,000 in grant funds to establish a revolving loan fund. These funds will be used to provide financial assistance through low interest loans to small and emerging private business enterprises within the City of Commerce ETJ. A primary component for loan consideration is job creation.
Guidelines and applications will be available through the Commerce EDC, and must also meet approval by the USDA.
Rail Services - Another Advantage of Locating Your Company in Commerce - In today’s economy, rail services offer an affordable and dependable solution. Not only is rail transport considered the most energy efficient mode of transportation, but with rising fuel prices, the lower cost of rail transportation increases its allure. With its ability to avoid the congestion involved with ground transport, rail transport is the most reliable mode of mass transportation and considered the safest means of delivering undamaged goods. Further, for environmentally savvy companies, rail transport tops the list as the most environmentally friendly mode of transportation...more about Commerce
Commerce Economic Development Poster - The CEDC aided in the development of an aerial map of Commerce, displaying potential business and manufacturing sites. Also seen on this birds eye view of Commerce, are city services, amenities and educational resources....view map
Blacklands Railroad the 2011 Short Line Railroad of the Year
Railway Age magazine has named Blacklands Railroad the 2011 Short Line Railroad of the Year, and the Reading & Northern Railroad 2011 Regional Railroad of the Year. The awards were presented at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association's annual meeting in San Antonio, Tex., Tuesday evening, May 3, 2011...more information