About Donna

Donna, TX is a community of approximately 16,000 located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley along the Texas/Mexico border. The community has a rich heritage in agriculture, a growing manufacturing base and is home to the recently opened Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge.

The City of Donna is developing a comprehensive economic development strategy with the aim of expanding and attracting jobs to the community, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens.

Located in the McAllen Metropolitan Service Area on US 83 between McAllen and Harlingen, Donna businesses serve a population of more than 1.2 million throughout the lower Rio Grande Valley. Home to a number of small to mid-sized manufacturing operations, quality schools, and both natural and heritage assets, the community has a strong base upon which to build a vibrant economy.

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Donna Economic Development Strategy Adopted

The Donna City Council and Economic Development board adopted the economic development strategy formed with support from Advent GX. The Advent GX Strategy Deployment Process (ASD) engaged various stakeholder groups over the course of the Phase 1 Strategy Development project in order to define community priorities and identify best developmental opportunities.

The process results in a set of prioritized projects or functions of the overall strategy, as well as a project implementation timeline and budget. The top five community priorities as defined through the strategy are:

  • Commercial Traffic on the Bridge
  • Attract New Businesses
  • Nature Tourism
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Business Incubation

To review specific approaches, timeline and project budget, click below to download the full public report.



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