• BAHEP Business Development Update – 10/19

    BAHEP Business Development Update – 10/19

    Four times a year, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership produces The Business Development Update newsletter that reports on Commercial / Office / Industrial Development; Retail / Hospitality Development; Residential Development; and Infrastructure News and…

    • City, County Officials See Opportunity for Economic Growth

      City, County Officials See Opportunity for Economic Growth

      Galveston County is Positioned for Growth. Both the island and the rest of the county might be uniquely positioned for economic development, so long as local leaders can enhance quality…

      • Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

        Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

        At nearly 81 years, Galveston County's life expectancy is among the highest in Houston. Earlier this month, the Episcopal Health Foundation released its newest life expectancy findings based on your…

        • Carnival Cruise Line Bringing Fourth Ship to Galveston

          Carnival Cruise Line Bringing Fourth Ship to Galveston

          Carnival's local business will expand by 33 percent and increase its number of guests departing from Galveston to about 900,000 per year. Everything is bigger in Texas – including Carnival…

          • Port of Galveston Going Green

            Port of Galveston Going Green

            Port of Galveston joins Green Marine certification program The Port of Galveston is going green with a number of environmental initiatives, including membership in Green Marine, the leading voluntary environmental…

            • $2M Grant Brings Business Incubator to Galveston

              $2M Grant Brings Business Incubator to Galveston

              UTMB / GEDP relationships bears fruit for startup ecosystem on Galveston Island Galveston will soon see evidence of a new emerging technology business incubator in the old Customs House building…

              • 2019 GEDP Economic Development Summit

                2019 GEDP Economic Development Summit

                Galveston Economic Development Partnership invites you to join us for the 8th annual Economic Development Summit on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Aggie Special Event Center at Texas A&M…

                • Texas A&M Galveston Upgrades Ship Simulator

                  Texas A&M Galveston Upgrades Ship Simulator

                  $81,000 of upgrades were recently completed on the school's full-mission bridge simulator. The simulator provides invaluable training to the university's Maritime Academy cadets, as it can prepare them for a…

                  • Port of Galveston Ranked #1 Cruise Port

                    Port of Galveston Ranked #1 Cruise Port

                    Family Vacation Critic recently released their list of the top 13 cruise ports worldwide. Galveston was ranked number 1! Their criteria for ports to review included not just departure and…

                    • Galveston Company to Process Low-Sulfur Ship Fuel

                      Galveston Company to Process Low-Sulfur Ship Fuel

                      A Galveston fuel storage operator plans to run a 50,000-barrel-a-day crude processing facility to make ship fuel as the maritime industry prepares for a significant tightening of emission standards. Texas…