Press Releases

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 › USVI Economic Development Authority officials to lead delegation at NY NOW Summer 2018 CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – August 6, 2018 – Representatives from the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), along with the USVI State Trade Expansion Program (...
Monday, August 6, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – August 6, 2018 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (“USVIEDA”) announces the following: Public Hearing:   A public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission (“VIEDC”), a subsidiary entity of the USVIEDA,...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – July 10, 2018 – Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief executive officer of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), announces the following: Public Hearing:   A public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - June 19, 2018 - Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief executive officer of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development (USVIEDA), announces that a Governing Board Decision Meeting by the Economic Development Commission (VIEDC),  a subsidiary entity...
Friday, June 1, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – June 1, 2018 – Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief executive officer of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), announces the following: Public Hearing:   A public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – May 31, 2018 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) advises the general public that the USVIEDA office in the districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix will open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 to allow the...
Friday, May 25, 2018 › St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) announced Mr. Kamal I. Latham, MPP as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following an international search by the PACE Group. Latham has helped facilitate over $5 billion in economic growth...
Monday, May 21, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – May 21, 2018 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) advises the general public that the USVIEDA office in the districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix will open at 1p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 following a...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 › Minority Business Development Agency, USVI Economic Development Authority to Host Small Business Recovery & Growth Event this Week on St. Croix and St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – May 1, 2018 – Owners and representatives of small and minority-owned businesses...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 › USVIEDA, Enterprise Zone Commission Share Program Information During Open House to Assist Enterprise Zone Residents, Local Businesses; USVI Community CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands – May 1, 2018 - Several individuals took some time to learn about federal and local economic...
Monday, April 23, 2018 › USVIEDA, EZC to Share Program Information to Assist Enterprise Zone Residents, Local Businesses; U.S. Virgin Islands Community CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - April 20, 2018 – The U.S. Virgin Islands community, along with residents and business owners within the Territory’s...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 › USVIEDA Board meeting held on March 8, 2018 that highlights the progress report of the Margaritaville Resort since the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 › U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority approves more than $11.1 million in loan guarantees to help local small businesses as of fiscal year 2017 More than $10 million that have been committed or expended from this amount have the potential to create, retain approximately 600 jobs in...
Monday, March 5, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – March 5, 2018 – Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief executive officer of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), announces the following: Public Hearing:   a public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 › EDB also reports a nearly 40 percent increase in business loan payments by EDB clients CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – February 28, 2018 – As a result of concentrated efforts on the restructuring, modification, and reclassification of business loans at the Economic Development Bank (EDB) by...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – February 28, 2018 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) advises the general public that the USVIEDA telephone and cable line services at its office at 116 King St. in Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI, have been restored...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 › V.I. Economic Development Commission Public Hearing for Six Businesses; Governing Board Decision Meetings for VIEDC, Economic Development Bank, Enterprise Zone Commission Set for February 22 CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – February 20, 2018 – Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 › **REVISED** NEWS RELEASE                                                                                  U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, Enterprise Zone Commission to Conduct Feasibility Study for Processing and Packaging Plant in the U.S. Virgin Islands University of the...
Monday, January 22, 2018 › CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands  – January 22, 2018 – Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., acting chief executive officer of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), announces the following: Public Hearing:  a public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development...
Friday, January 12, 2018 ›