San Antonio Chambers of Commerce http://tpr.org en New Study Seeking Insight Into Economic Impact Of Mexican Nationals In U.S. http://tpr.org/post/new-study-seeking-insight-economic-impact-mexican-nationals-us <p></p><p>Economists have long been aware that retail spending by Mexican nationals shopping in the U.S. adds significant dollars to local economies, but a new study seeks to expand those numbers for a broader view of the impact of Mexican dollars on &nbsp;San Antonio.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:48:24 +0000 Eileen Pace 7216 at http://tpr.org New Study Seeking Insight Into Economic Impact Of Mexican Nationals In U.S. Healthcare and Bioscience Growing By Billions In San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/healthcare-and-bioscience-growing-billions-san-antonio <p></p><p>From 2009 to 2011 the healthcare and bioscience industries in San Antonio grew by nearly $5 billion according to a new report&nbsp; by doctors Richard Butler and Mary Stefl from Trinity University.</p><p>The study shows the comprehensive impact in 2011 was $29.2 billion, up from $24.5 billion in 2009. Butler said that more than 40,000 new jobs have been added over the past decade to those industries, fueling the city's growth.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:36:18 +0000 Ryan Loyd 3605 at http://tpr.org Study Shows Manufacturing Made $22.5 Billion Impact In 2011 http://tpr.org/post/study-shows-manufacturing-made-225-billion-impact-2011 <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.sachamber.org/cwt/external/wcpages/index.aspx" target="_blank">Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce</a> study shows that manufacturing grew from a $7 billion industry in 1991 to $22.5 billion in 2011.</p><p>“That is right up there with the biggest industries that we have in San Antonio,” said Chamber President and CEO Richard Perez. "Salaries have grown, so this is a place for young people to really find excellent jobs that will fulfill the needs of their families and themselves as being citizens of this community."</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:06:42 +0000 Ryan Loyd 2430 at http://tpr.org Study Shows Manufacturing Made $22.5 Billion Impact In 2011 San Antonio Business Leaders Back Mayor Castro's Pre-K 4 SA http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-business-leaders-back-mayor-castros-pre-k-4-sa <p>Business Leaders from San Antonio’s Greater Chamber, Hispanic Chamber, North Chamber and Women’s Chamber, say they are behind Mayor Castro’s Pre-K 4 SA program.</p><p>“And we’re behind it for one simple reason," said Richard Perez, "and that is that we want to be known as a city of education.”</p><p>Perez, along with Ramiro Cavazos, Larry Anthis, and Dr. Yvonne Katz, spoke of the advantages the program would have with thousands of four-year-olds in the Alamo City.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 20:45:23 +0000 Ryan Loyd 488 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Business Leaders Back Mayor Castro's Pre-K 4 SA