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 two main work activities:

  • Business Attraction
  • Business Retention & Expansion

GRP is organized as a public-private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation funded jointly by the four local governments and approximately 130 area businesses.

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

190+ years of staff economic development and business experience

1,623 direct, supplier + consumer jobs created during FY18

$193.7m economic impact of personal + business net gain in FY18

How does Economic Development work?