Our Local Economy

Working with and supporting our business community to ensure a thriving economy that benefits both locals and visitors.

Objectives

  • Leverage our businesses economic power in a cooperative marketing program; Pool our talents, increase our impact, together.  

  • Attract the right mix of new businesses who fit the vision of Middleburg and share our values. 

  • Revitalize Federal Street to attract a more diverse economic and customer base.

  • Tax incentives and financial assistance for new and existing businesses that are investing in Middleburg. 

  • Provide more public parking to support our community, businesses and make access easier for all.

The Pink Box, our center for visitor
The Pink Box, our center for visitor

The Pink Box is the structural heart of Middleburg. It will continue to serve as a focal point for visitors and locals.

4th of July in Middleburg
4th of July in Middleburg

We will continue to support such events for our citizens and businesses.

First Middleburg B2B Expo
First Middleburg B2B Expo

Bridge opening the first annual Middleburg Business to Business “B2B” Expo with Reggie Cooper, General Manager of the Salamander Resort.

B2B Expo
B2B Expo

The success of the B2B is apparent by the tremendous turnout of over 25 businesses. Councilmen Bridge Littleton and Philip Miller, Economic Development Director Jamie Gaucher, with Reggie Cooper GM of Salamander Resorts, Pat Horvath Dir. of Conference Svcs, and Prem Devadas, President of Salamander Resorts.

New Foxcroft Innovation Center
New Foxcroft Innovation Center

Opening of the new Foxcroft Innovation Center with Director of Technology Alex Northrop, Middleburg Economic Director Jamie Gaucher, Head of School of Foxcroft Kathy McGehee and Mayor Betsy Davis.

Great Middleburg Clean Up
Great Middleburg Clean Up

The Great Middleburg Clean Up, which Bridge helped spearhead, had 50 devoted locals participate on a sunny August Saturday to put a shine on the Town.

MBPA Biz Buzz
MBPA Biz Buzz

Dee Dee and Jay Hubbard, owners and Editors of the Middleburg Eccentric chatting with Bridge during the April 2017 MBPA Bizz Buzz at the Aldie Mill.

Economic Development
Economic Development

Discussing economic development with Julie Martin and the need to have a diverse business base to keep Middleburg fresh and energetic.

Solving Problems for Local Business
Solving Problems for Local Business

With fellow Council Members Peter Leonard Morgan and Philip Miller at 6am on a Saturday to help a new business with trash collection.