INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The potential for success is great and is why Guam is the place for your future investments. We stand ready to support your business endeavors through government program offerings that include financial assistance, tax incentive opportunities, public finance services and real property development and management.

HOTEL DEVELOPMENT
According to the Guam Visitor’s Bureau’s Tourism 2020 plan, the island anticipates to reach 2 million tourist annually by the year 2020. In order to accommodate this goal, GEDA has been tasked to find investment that would match an additional 1,600 room inventory by the year 2020. In 2014, GEDA created the Special Hotel Qualifying Certificate Program to entice hotel development prior to 2020.

SPORTS TOURISM
Sports tourism is the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry.

AQUACULTURE
GovGuam initiated its support for aquaculture in the early 1970’s. First commercial operation produced freshwater eels for export to Japan in the 70’s and into 80’s. Local aquaculture provided bait for tuna purse seiner fleets in the 80’ and into the 90’s.

FILM INDUSTRY
GEDA was established as the official Guam Film Office in 2013, and acts as a one-stop shop for those interested in producing and directing a film here in Guam. S. & International Film markets are looking for new “unshot” locations to shoot motion pictures, TV shows or commercials, and still production events. Additionally, in light of global security issues, production companies are looking for scenic locations safe for visiting crews, and feature supporting service infrastructure and business friendly environments. Directors, specifically, are looking for locations that allow for shooting a variety of scenes in one location.

HAGATNA REVITALIZATION AND RESTORATION PLAN
While Tumon has been known as the tourist market, where visitors can shop, dine, enjoy the beach, and party, Hagatña will soon be recognized as the Cultural Village that will host the new legislature building, Guam Museum, Renovating sporting venues, and more tourist related activities that promote the Chamorro culture. The new Cultural Village will give more opportunities for those to develop apartments, condominiums, restaurants, and much more.

LIGHT MANUFACTURING
Have raw materials sent to Guam in order to be manufactured here as a “Guam, U.S.A Made Product.”

CRUISE INDUSTRY
Guam based Cruise Line for ships that fit 90-300 pax.

ARBITRATION & MEDIATION
Neutral location for U.S. companies to conduct arbitration with Asian businesses Guam law provides for mediation and arbitration of contractual disputes that are enforceable in over 134 countries including Chine and other Asian nations.

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Avoid delays in current distribution system Utilizing bonded warehousing on Guam as a consolidation and customs clearance center.

REGIONAL RECYCLING CENTER
A hub for collection and transshipment of recyclable materials in the region.

CAPTIVE INSURANCE
Captive Insurance with focus on Asian captives.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
Convenient location for US companies to credential Asian professional hires.

ANCESTRAL LANDS
GEDA under a property management agree with Ancestral Lands Commission has over 600 acres of public land available for development to support new industries.