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.
There may be changes coming to the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, and the local chamber of commerce will host a session to update business owners on what that means later this week.
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.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 […]
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 […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org Amazon’s expansion into Fort Bend County continues. The e-commerce giant announced in a news release Monday it plans to open its first fulfillment center in Missouri City. A spokesperson for the city said the facility will be located at 2303 Hurricane Lane, next to Hightower High School at the intersection of […]