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San Juan Becomes Development Hotspot 

A new Taco Palenque is among the new restaurants and retail outlets opening in recent months in San Juan.

San Juan for years was on the periphery of the growth that came to define the McAllen-Pharr-Edinburg metro area. It was a stop of little notice when it came to business, heading east on Expressway 77/83. The feel began to change in the late aughts, around 2008, when H-E-B left Pharr to build and open one of its superstores in San Juan right along the expressway. It added a buzz…

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