Latest Economic Development News Releases
Monday, October 13, 2014 · 11:30 am
Mike and Lisa Hinkley, co-founders of Green Flash Brewing Co., along with Brewmaster Chuck Silva, Virginia State Senator Jeffrey McWaters, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones and Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr., officially broke ground in Virginia Bea...
Monday, September 29, 2014 · 03:05 pm
IMS Gear, a 151-year-old company headquartered in
Donaueschingen in the Black Forest region of Germany, will officially dedicate
its new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach on Oct. 3.
Founded in 1863 to manufacture precision instruments for the
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 · 09:30 am
The City of Virginia Beach has organized a Small, Women-owned
and Minority-owned (SWaM) Business Forum on Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The
event will be held at the TCC Virginia Beach Student Center at 1700 College
Crescent in Virginia Beach.
The event is co-hosted b...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 · 08:30 am
The City of Virginia Beach and the Small Business
Development Center of Hampton Roads will offer a free training series to learn
best practices for bidding on municipal construction contracts. Participants
will learn how to develop a bid strategy, ensure bid compliance, m...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 · 12:00 pm
Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., headquartered in Vancouver,
British Columbia, Canada, has announced plans to open a facility in Virginia
Beach. It will be the company’s first manufacturing plant in the United States.
In addition to the Vancouver facility, the company also ha...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 · 11:15 am
Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has announced plans to open a facility in Virginia Beach. It will be the company’s first manufacturing plant in the United States. In addition to the Vancouver facility, the company also has a...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 · 10:00 am
Anderson’s Home and Garden Showplace has announced plans to
build a 35,000-square-foot retail center on the corner of Sandbridge Road and
Fisher Arch in Virginia Beach. The company has purchased the 6.7-acre site for
$1.5 million. Construction costs are estimated to be $5...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 · 02:00 pm
The Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development’s website was recognized in the FDI Association’s second annual Foreign Direct Investment Awards at the World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment 2014, held at the Union League in Philadelphia. This year’s awards recogniz...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 · 09:00 am
Virginia Beach has been named the Easiest City in Which to Start a Business and the Second Most Business-Friendly City in the U.S. by cnn.com. What is evident is that successful job creation, capital investment and business retention begin with small businesses. That makes ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 · 10:30 am
JES, a leading engineering solutions company that specializes in the design and installation of foundation support systems, has announced plans to relocate its Virginia Beach headquarters and expand its KBH Business Management Systems Division. The company, established in 1...