James City County updates economic development website

(Courtesy James City County)

James City County has announced that it has updated the website that the county uses for economic development. According to a county news release, the updated website features information that can help business owners grow their businesses or move them to James City County.  The website can also help residents create a new business in […]

Williamsburg EDA moves to join regional partnership, stimulate local business


Williamsburg’s Economic Development Authority approved two motions during a meeting Wednesday — and both have the potential to assist local business owners. At Wednesday’s EDA meeting, board members voted unanimously in favor of formalizing their plans to join the Greater Williamsburg Partnership. The GWP will be governed by a Board of Directors that includes EDA directors, members […]

City Council Adopts $58.48 Million Budget for Fiscal 2017

The Stryker Center celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and hosted its first City Council meeting March 7, 2016. (Photos by Matthew Best Photography)

The City of Williamsburg passed a budget for the next year Thursday with few changes since its March unveiling. City Council voted unanimously to adopt a $58.48 million budget – including $34.43 million in operating funds and $12.06 million for capital projects – for fiscal 2017, which begins July 1. The vote came after several opportunities […]

City Gives $10K Back to Economic Development in Adjusted Budget Proposal

The Planning Commission's meeting took place at the Stryker Center Wednesday. (City of Williamsburg)

The City of Williamsburg’s proposed budget for next year has been tweaked to better reflect its commitment to business recruitment, though still falls short of the requested amount for the city’s Economic Development Office. If City Council adopts the fiscal 2017 budget proposal today with the adjustments presented at Monday’s work session, the Economic Development […]

Regional Economic Development Group Launches New Website

A screenshot of the Greater Williamsburg Partnership website.

Businesses looking to locate in the Williamsburg area can find available properties, cost of living data and incentives from all three localities on one website. The Greater Williamsburg Partnership – composed of the Economic Development Authorities from the City of Williamsburg, York County and James City County – announced the launch of its new website in a joint […]