The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia.

GRP impacts the Richmond Region by recruiting companies from all over the globe, which provide employment opportunities and taxable capital investment for our local community.

GRP offers no-cost site location assistance and other services to domestic and foreign companies planning new or expanded facilities. It is a single point of contact to the network of private sector and state and local government professionals that support a company’s facility location decision. GRP has three main priorities:

  • Lead generation
  • Marketing
  • Research

GRP is organized as a public-private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation funded jointly by the four local governments and approximately 100 area businesses.

Services are provided at no cost to the company and with complete confidentiality.

1,798 new jobs announced by assisted companies in FY20

$304m capital investment in FY20

1.8m square feet of real estate impacted

Angela Kelly Wiecek Buck Stinson
ICMA-RC Richmond office
Riverfront plaza
grp office

How does Economic Development work?