Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Big Buck Moving
It can be tough to pack up your entire life and move from one place to another, but the licensed and insured teams from Big Buck Moving are out to make the process a little easier. Whether you're moving to a new house across town or just relocating to the top of the nearest bell tower, the crews will expediently, yet carefully shuttle boxes and furniture out to the moving truck and ensure they make it to the new location safely. In addition to disassembling any large furniture, the crews also offer a variety of protective services, including shrink-wrapping and blanketing for delicate items. But that gentle touch isn't the only thing that elicits warm, fuzzy feelings about the company—as part of its commitment to improve quality of life for all local residents, Big Buck Moving donates a portion of every move's proceeds to breast cancer-research organizations in the San Antonio area.