Lubbock business news includes international food, grants, more

One of my favorite sayings in the news industry is 'hurry up and wait.'  That is certainly what this week has been.

Hello AJ readers!

One of my favorite sayings in the news industry is “hurry up and wait.” That is certainly what this week has been on the business beat.

In business news, we have announcements and are awaiting confirmations, so while this week may seem light, be ready for an avalanche of news coming soon. And yes, the term “avalanche of news” is what the name of our publication came from.

On Tuesday, the Economic Development Administration awarded the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority a $2 million grant to create a new business park, which will be known as the Reese East 90 Business Park.

“The Reese East 90 Business Park will be a new development that will fill the ongoing need for industrial space,” said Murvat Musa, CEO of Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority. “This project will bring new jobs and private investment to Lubbock and could not have happened without our partners at the South Plains Association of Government and our long and successful relationship with EDA.”

More:$2 million federal grant to fund new Lubbock business park

On Wednesday, I met with Chef Kirk DeLong of Ziggy’s Island Grill, an upcoming Pacific fusion food truck. The in-depth story on