Welcome to Rio South Texas, where vibrant communities on both sides of the Rio Grande River come together to create unparalleled global opportunity and a richer, more rewarding setting for life and work.
No other single location can supply what Rio South Texas offers as one region: The best of the U.S. and the best of Mexico, allowing your enterprise to leverage an incomparable wealth of North American assets.
By bringing together the private and public sectors, The Council for South Texas Economic Progress (COSTEP) is forging new pathways for regional prosperity through a variety of economic development initiatives. These initiatives work in concert with COSTEP’s historic educational mission, helping families flourish through efforts that include helping fund millions of dollars in scholarships and providing free financial literacy education programs. Throughout the organization’s 49-year history, COSTEP’s one goal has been to help local residents provide a better life for themselves and their families.