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Starr County Business Advantage

Starr County is home to a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #95) east of the Starr County Bridge. The Roma-Ciudad Miguel Aleman International Bridge is located in the city of Roma. With a close proximity to Northern Mexico, domestic companies interested in more effectively competing with foreign companies may take advantage of duty-free benefits and other processing procedures by U.S. Customs in FTZ 95.


Legislature Priorities

Check out the Starr County Legislature Priorities as formed in our trip to the State Capital.

Legislature Priorities

Strategic Economic Plan

Helping our key industries and workforce navigate the challenging transition to an Information Age economy.

Strategic Economic Plan


Having tax incentive policies allows a city to be up-front with businesses, accountable to citizens and mitigate the appearance of cronyism.

Tax Incentive Policies




We can help develop or enhance the skills of existing employees or members of any business or industry.

Job Training


To provide an integrated approach to the development, design, construction, and maintenance of Starr County's infrastructure systems.

Infrastructure System

Port Location

The volume of commerce crossing our borders has more than tripled, increasing the number of goods moving through our port of entry.

Foreign Trade Zone

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Industrial and Economical Development


Created in 1974 the Starr County Industrial Foundation (SCIF) is a non-profit organization founded and supported by local government and business leaders that are committed to further develop and diversify the local economy through sound, controlled economic growth.

Over the years SCIF has developed a core competency in a varied spectrum of administrative and promotion roles which has placed it in a position to capitalize industrial and economical development in the Starr County region.


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