San Juan is located within Rio South Texas which is the largest US/Mexico border region in the United States with 2.3 million people. Rio South Texas is the third largest metroplex in Texas and 23rd in the nation making San Juan an ideal place to locate your business. San Juan boasts a consumer base of 436,000 within a 10 mile radius.
As home to the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle National Shrine which attracts over 25,000 visitors per week, San Juan offers an excellent tourism base that ranges from local, national and international travelers. The Basilica is surrounded by a 3/4 mile walking trail that displays the 14 Stations of the Cross with 30 life-size statues.
San Juan is home to Liberty Park that boasts the tallest flag pole in all South Texas. Plus, North San Juan Park stands as one of 2008 Texas' Best "Backyard" Wildlife Habitats by The National Wildlife Federation and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. San Juan is surrounded by abundant wildlife that can be seen at its 7 acre wetlands and nature trails.
San Juan presents a canvas of culture that provides an extensive consumer base and a workforce that offers professionalism, proficiency and skill. Because of its proximity to several international bridges within the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission MSA, San Juan's prime location offers opportunities that are ideal for industrial development and expansion.
San Juan Economic Development Corporation's mission is to create wealth opportunities through the promotion and expansion of business enterprise, job creation and investment. SJEDC serves as a strategic liaison between the business community, network partners and municipal governments.
As we celebrate 100 years, we are delighted to share our city . . . San Juan, "The Spirit of the Rio Grande Valley."