Latest Economic Development News Releases
Monday, November 17, 2014 · 11:00 am
Twenty-four early education leaders representing 11 small businesses graduated last week from the 2014 Early Education Small Business Training and Mentoring Program.
The program, which just concluded its fifth year, is run by Lauren Small, a certified business analyst wi...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 · 01:00 pm
Aetna Insulated Wire, a major producer of specialty cable and building wire for commercial and industrial applications, has expanded its manufacturing operations in Virginia Beach. The company occupies 380,000 square feet at 1537 Air Rail Blvd. and employs approximately 115 ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 · 10:05 am
Tidewater Tactical, founded in 2007, provides tactical
equipment for the special operations community, all branches of the military, local
and federal law enforcement agencies and private contracting firms. The company
will relocate its corporate headquarters and expand o...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 · 10:00 am
Governor McAuliffe announced today that DOMA Technologies,
LLC, a Virginia Beach-based company that specializes in cloud-based data and
document management, plans to create 150 new jobs and lease an additional
15,000 square feet of office space in Virginia Beach. The expa...
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...