Industrial and Economical Development


Created in 1974 the Starr County Industrial Foundation (SCIF) is a non-profit organization founded and supported by local government and business leaders that are committed to further develop and diversify the local economy through sound, controlled economic growth.

Over the years SCIF has developed a core competency in a varied spectrum of administrative and promotion roles which has placed it in a position to capitalize industrial and economical development in the Starr County region.


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President's Message

Starr County Industrial


Serving as President for the Starr County Industrial Foundation has been filled with tremendous challenges, but more importantly with great excitement. In the last few years we have been fortunate to assist in recruiting new businesses and creating jobs, attracting new entertainment venues, improving our infrastructure, increasing upper level education opportunities, and improving our quality of life.