September 10, 2018

San Antonio, Texas - Around every corner there is someone starting up a new restaurant or pulling up in a shiny new food truck. Southside First along with partner LaunchSA are presenting a "Food Panel Discussion" with local experts to answer questions and provide insig...

August 2, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 3, 2018) — Southside First Economic Development Council is holding its second Economic Exchange for the year and this time education is in the forefront. Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson, President of Texas A&M University - San Antonio, and Dr. Mike Flores...

June 1, 2018

 Panel questions and answers:

1)  Historically, financial institutions had trouble lending money in the Southside.  Could you explain why capital wasn't flowing South for projects and why there seems to be "loosening" of capital? Or is there?

Panelist:  T...

May 25, 2018

Press Release

Southside First will lead a panel discussion on Commercial Real Estate

San Antonio, Texas (May 25, 2018) -- Southside First Economic Development Council has announced the next workshop in its Echale Gas! series.  This event will feature a panel discussion o...

May 8, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (May 7, 2018) - Southside First Economic Development Council is bringing together Brooks CEO Leo Gomez, and Port San Antonio Interim CEO Jim Perschbach, to discuss the economic challenges, opportunities and vision for the Southside and region.

The Inaugural...

April 23, 2018

Southside First Economic Development Council announces its role in the Legacy Business Program Working with World Heritage Office and Office of Historic Preservation to offer small businesses resource workshops for longtime businesses

San Antonio, Texas (April 23, 2018)...

March 14, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (March 14, 2018) - Southside First Economic Development Council has selected its first executive committee at a recent board meeting. The Council, established in late 2016, was created by the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce to assess and monitor econo...

October 10, 2017

Luncheon to feature Federal Reserve Senior Advisor, Ray Boshara

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 27, 2017)– Southside First Economic Development Council in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas-San Antonio Branch are co-hosting the first Thriving Together Symposium: “Con...