GROWING THE REGION
Through a robust business retention and outreach program, we are ensuring the needs of the business community are understood and that responsive strategies are put in place throughout the region to ensure recovery, growth, and competitiveness for our local economy.
2023 Housing Analysis: Phase 1
The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Connect Greater Newport recently released an analysis of housing needs, especially workforce housing, in the Greater Newport region. This report identifies that the region will need 6,000-9,000 new units to keep up with the workforce demands.
2021 Regional Plan
The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Connect Greater Newport have adopted a 10-year regional economic development strategy which outlines the region’s attributes and vulnerabilities, while offering solutions and strategies to support economic recovery and resilience in the years to come.