About Us

MISSION

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

VISION

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
  • Strategic Investment and Development
  • 4B Sales Tax for Economic Development
  • City Planning Effforts
  • 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