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LUC Urethanes “Makes it Happen” By Locating First U.S. Facility in Conroe

February 22nd, 2016|

“Just make it happen.” That was the line that LUC Urethane’s president, Charles Krutzen, remembers Marco Voragen, a manager with LUC, telling him when the company was looking to invest in the United States. Eventually […]

Lone Star College prepares to begin bond projects

February 19th, 2016|

Lone Star College has issued at least $150 million of its latest bond package to “get things going,” with groundbreakings scheduled and ongoing, according to the college’s chancellor.

In November 2014, voters approved a $485 million […]

Conroe is in the news for all the right reasons

February 19th, 2016|

As rapid as the growth causing the news, Conroe is finding itself in headlines across the country. A recent population boom has pin-pointed Conroe on the map as an ideal midsize city, which comes as […]

Greater Conroe Economic Development Council Reaccredited by International Economic Development Council

February 19th, 2016|

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced that the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council (GCEDC) has been recognized as one of 44 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC in 2015 as an Accredited Economic Development […]

Record-Setting Job Fair Displays Breadth of Conroe’s Workforce and Industry

January 28th, 2016|

Job seekers flocked to Conroe as they looked north for opportunities at the fourth annual Greater Conroe Job Fair. The Greater Conroe Economic Development Council (GCEDC), with help from the Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber, Workforce […]

Lone Star College SBDC welcomes new advisory council members

December 10th, 2015|

HOUSTON (Dec. 10, 2015) – The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center has announced Fred Welch and Zach Richmond as the newest members to its advisory council.

“We are fortunate to have these two experts […]

Conroe area leads Montgomery County’s growth

July 27th, 2015|

By Marion Franke / Real Estate columnist

Real estate sales surged in the Conroe area by more than 20.6 percent leading an overall growth of sales in all areas of Montgomery County with a […]

ProDirectional Continues to Thrive With New Facility in Conroe Park North

May 18th, 2015|

ProDirectional, the full service directional drilling company headquartered in Conroe Park North, is creating a buzz in Conroe. It isn’t what they are finding underground that is causing the buzz, however; it’s what is now […]

Business Leaders Introduced to Economic Growth Opportunities at GCEDC Allies Day

May 12th, 2015|

Business Leaders Introduced to Economic Growth Opportunities at GCEDC Allies Day

Nearly 100 business and industry leaders, primarily industrial and commercial real estate professionals, gathered to learn more about opportunities to grow business in the greater […]

LSC-Conroe Center and GCEDC Partner to Grow, Diversify Local Workforce

April 23rd, 2015|

You hear it being discussed everywhere. It is a local, state, and national dilemma. What are we talking about? Workforce, of course! Industry executives will take any chance they get to tell you that […]