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Aug 20, 2019

Giddings, TX (August 18, 2019) – In recent years, the Giddings Economic Development Corporation has helped turn around distressed properties from one side of the city to the other; has provided grant assistance to new healthcare facilities, new restaurants, and new retail; has recruited a variety of new businesses and has provided training grants to others. 

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Aug 20, 2019

Giddings TX (August 2019) - Giddings has been selected by the Texas Department of Agriculture to receive a grant award of up to $30,000 for the development of a strategic plan with a focus on revitalization of downtown Giddings.

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Jul 15, 2019

Giddings, TX (July 16, 2019) – In addition to taking advantage of Giddings’ easily accessible shopping and dining options, gas stations, and two fenced in dog parks, owners of Tesla electric vehicles who are traveling along Highway 290 between Austin and Houston will soon have another reason to stop in Giddings.  The company is in the process of installing EV Supercharger Stations in the CEFCO gas station parking lot located at 3025 East Austin Street about 2 miles east of the intersection of US-290 and US-77... Read More

May 19, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas — A multi-million-dollar improvement project is underway on an 8-mile stretch of U.S. 290 in Lee County.

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Mar 26, 2019

Giddings, TX (March 26, 2019) – The Giddings Economic Development Corporation has approved a grant of $10,000 to Good Bull Golf Carts, LLC.  The company, which had operated as Randy’s Golf Carts in Giddings since 2012, is under new ownership and has relocated from its leased space on the west side of Giddings to a much larger property on the east side of town.

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Feb 8, 2019

 Giddings TX (The past year has brought several positive changes to the Giddings Economic Development Corporation-owned Depot Complex, including the renovation of the freight station and the lease agreement with the soon-to-be-open Dime Box Distillery. 

 The Complex is also expected to gain additional visibility this February when it is slated to be featured as the backdrop of a new music video by the alternative-rock band, Darwin’s Finches.

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Feb 4, 2019

Giddings, TX (February 4, 2019) –   The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) will seek City Council approval to award a grant of $20,000 to STP Holdings, LLC.

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Jan 4, 2019

Giddings, TX (January 2019) - With the addition of Giddings Academy of Dance, which has signed a lease for the space most recently occupied by Marina’s Italian Restaurant, Giddings Plaza has reached full occupancy for the first time in more than a decade.  

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Nov 26, 2018

Giddings, Texas (November 19, 2018) – Unified Communications, Inc. dba ZochNet is a “multi-platform” internet service provider; using fixed wireless, cable and fiber-optic technology to reach rural Texans, today announced that they have started the year-long project to upgrade Giddings to a 1Gig city, by building out Fiber Optic internet throughout the city, in order to deliver internet at the speed of light, which is what FTTH (Fiber-to-the-Home) and FTTB (Fiber-to-the-Business) internet is all about.  

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By Giddings Economic Development Corporation | Apr 8, 2017