About Us


Utilize broad-based community support to expand and diversify Galveston's employment and tax bases.


The Galveston Economic Development Partnership will support existing and new businesses by providing the infrastructure to be globally competitive while creating an atmosphere that promotes knowledgeable citizens while preserving the aesthetic and environmental quality of life.

Plan of Work

Primary Initiatives

  • Business Development
  • Small Business Loan Program
  • Galveston Center for Emerging Technology
  • Strategic Investment and Development
  • Hurricane Recovery Task Force
  • 4B Sales Tax for Economic Development
  • Membership Services 

Secondary Initiatives

  • City Planning Efforts
  • Downtown Revitalization Plan
  • Housing Activities
  • Bolivar Peninsula Redevelopment