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In a Feb. 4 webinar hosted by representatives of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Houston office of  the Small Business Administration (SBA), they outlined some of the changes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020. 

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By STEFAN MODRICH  smodrich@fortbendstar.com The Small Business Administration (SBA) provided a lifeline to many businesses of varying sizes and across several industries in Fort Bend County through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The list of loan recipients in zip code 77478, which includes Sugar Land, was dominated by food distributors and restaurant franchisors. Tri City […]

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By STEFAN MODRICH  smodrich@fortbendstar.com Harvest Green residents, including one vocal board member of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District (MUD) 134E, halted a plan by Clayton Garrett and Scott Snodgrass of Agmenity and Chad Rochester of Rochester Development to annex a non-adjacent tract of land for a residential development that could have saddled residents of […]

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By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Small businesses still reeling from financial ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic have another chance to get some relief. On Dec. 8, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court approved another round of relief for the area’s small business community. Qualified applicants can be granted up to $25,000 while funds last, according to an […]