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Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc.

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Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. (FSEDI), incorporated in August 2005, was created as a new economic development organization that is grounded in city, county and regional cooperation. FSEDI was established to promote, market and oversee the economic development activities for both the independent City of Franklin and Southampton County. Furthermore, we are known as:

 

 

A private nonprofit corporation uniting City and County efforts with financial support and guidance of the private sector;

• An organization governed by a five member private sector Board of Directors;

• A key marketing and development organization working and collaborating with local, regional and state development organizations;  

A member of Virginia's Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA).

 

The City of Franklin and Southampton County encompass a geographic area of over 600 square miles within the Hampton Roads Region of southeastern Virginia. The location offers a rich economic heritage in the forestry and agricultural business sectors and is poised to embrace those traditional industry values with a progressive stance toward economic growth, sharing our bright future with new business and industry.

Information courtesy of Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc.  Visit FSEDI's website for more details.


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