Believe it or not, all too often our staff hears business owners say "I didn't even know you guys existed," or "what is economic development anyway?"
Economic development isn’t just about creating jobs and increasing tax revenue. It's not all about developing sites and building new spaces. Deep down, it’s about creating opportunities for a better quality of life for everyone in our community.
When we prioritize economic development, we’re investing in our own future and that of our kids and grandkids. Let’s make sure everyone has the opportunity to thrive! Economic development is everyone’s business! Learn more by visiting the Virginia Economic Developers Association website. #GoVEDA