Business Development Manager
+1 804 343 6965
As a Business Development Manager, Statia Gibson works with GRP’s Business Attraction team, helping both domestic and international businesses choose to locate in the Richmond Region. She also manages the RED (Real Estate & Developers) Program, an initiative between GRP and local commercial real estate partners.
Prior to joining GRP, Statia was the Director of Research & Communications for Colliers International for the Richmond and Norfolk markets. In this role, Statia was responsible for collecting market data and creating reports for various property types statewide. In addition, she worked alongside brokers with on-demand research projects, as well as acting as the firm’s public relations manager.
Statia has been active in the commercial real estate community through multiple organizations including GRACRE (Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate) and SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services). She sits on the Board of Directors for CREW Richmond (Commercial Real Estate Women) and serves as co-chair of VCU AREA (Association of Real Estate Alumni). Statia is also an active member of PEO International, a philanthropic organization committed to advancing women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College.
Statia holds a Bachelor of Real Estate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Virginia Real Estate license. In her free time, Statia enjoys checking out Richmond’s foodie scene, hanging out with friends on the river, and fixing up her historic Church Hill home, where she lives with her dog, Pete.