Hill Investment Group, LLC Purchases Additional Space to Expand Corporate Headquarters and Add 30 New Jobs

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Hill Investment Group, LLC, established 2015, has purchased an additional 14,000 square feet of space at 1253 Jensen Drive in Virginia Beach to expand its corporate headquarters. The expansion will allow the company to hire 30 new positions for the two companies that operate at the location, ProLog and Top Ink, LLC.

Established in 2000, ProLog is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business.  In 2006 ProLog won its first prime contract to perform logistics and supply services for the U.S. Maritime Administration.  Aggressive company growth by 2009 led ProLog to become one of the fastest growing small businesses in Virginia.  Since then, ProLog has become a nationwide technical services provider for administrative support services, aviation maintenance, facility support services, information technology and data management, maritime logistics acquisition and sustainment, and warehousing and supply operations.

The company currently has 315 employees and will add 20 with the expansion. Its clients include Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Air Station Oceana, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Department of Transportation, United States Maritime Administration, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport and Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station.

Top Ink, LLC is a newly formed t-shirt and custom printed apparel company that will create 10 new jobs. 

"We are so pleased to see another small business expand in Virginia Beach," said Virginia Beach Economic Development Director Warren D. Harris. "Small businesses are a significant part of our success in creating new jobs and investment. Our department works diligently to provide resources and support to ensure their success."

The Virginia Beach Economic Development Authority has approved and Economic Development Investment Program grant in the amount of $20,000 based on Hill Investment Group, LLC's capital investment of $1.425 million in real estate, furniture and equipment. 

The mission of the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development is to attract and retain national and international businesses to stimulate capital investment and create jobs. Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia with a population of 450,000, and it is the 37th largest in the United States. It is recognized as one of the Best Run Cities in America by 24/7 Wall St. The Department of Economic Development received re-accreditation through the International Economic Development Council in 2016 and is one of only 29 economic development organizations in the world to have this recognition. It is listed among the Top Five Overall Mid-sized American Cities of the Future, Top 10 for Economic Potential and Top Five for Infrastructure by fDi magazine. CNNMoney.com ranked Virginia Beach as the Easiest Place to Start a Business and the 2nd Most Business-Friendly City in the country. For more information, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.

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