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.


Primary Initiatives

  • Business Development
  • Strategic Investment and Development
  • 4B Sales Tax for Economic Development
  • City Planning Efforts
  • Growth Initiatives for Galveston's Major Industries
    • Maritime & Support Services for Offshore Oil and Gas
    • Education, Healthcare & Emerging Technology
    • Sports Tourism 
  • Membership Services 

Secondary Initiatives

  • Disaster & Business Recovery
  • Housing Activities