Category: Blog

Tools you can use: Site Selection and Market Data 

October 31, 2023 The Greenbrier Valley EDC maintains a list of all commercial property and makes them available on our website. While we work to find and/or make sites attractive for business recruitment, we also keep tabs on these properties to ensure that every business – especially those grown right here in the Greenbrier Valley – […]

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Meeting Small Business Needs with Microloans 

Jessie’s Market is Alderson’s newest business, and with a little help from a Greenbrier Valley EDC microloan, will open this November.   Located behind Lantz Funeral Home at 147 Davis Street, this family-owned business will offer high quality deli meats, cheeses, fresh produce, milk, eggs, homemade breads, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and other tantalizing and healthy options […]

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Utility Partnerships: Moving Greenbrier Valley Forward 

Broadband funding is big news this week, with more than $1.2 BILLION coming to West Virginia. Infrastructure investments and funding opportunities have been unprecedented since 2020, with our region receiving millions for water, sewer, and broadband projects. And with good reason. Utilities are foundational elements of infrastructure development. They provide the basic framework necessary for […]

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The Greenbrier Valley: Reasons to Play, Reasons to Stay 

When the hustle and bustle of urban life get too hectic, and too HOT, the Greenbrier Valley offers many reasons for you to get out and play, and even more reasons for you to stay.  Nestled on the border of West Virginia and Virginia, amidst the Allegheny Mountains, the Greenbrier Valley has everything you need […]

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From the Executive Director: Planning for Progress

During the week of April 18th, the Greenbrier Valley EDC and our strategic planning consultants, In-Site Consultants, made a trip to each county to hear from businesses, elected officials, agencies, and other stakeholders on moving the needle on economic development and job creation.  Together, we walked through a kind of SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) […]

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Greenbrier Valley EDC Seeks Tenants for Commercialization Center Project

The Greenbrier Valley EDC is seeking interest from businesses that need additional room to expand their operations to become the first tenants of the organization’s Commercialization Center.  This project will better align the assets of the organization with the needs of the businesses in the community, and offer a solution to a growing problem expanding […]

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Show Me the Money!

March 1, 2023 “Where can I find a grant to __________?”  This question is posed to Greenbrier Valley EDC staff daily.  Indeed, with the passing of omnibus bills such as the Inflation Reduction Act, and the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, there are billions in funding available – if you know where to look.    Navigating […]

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