Entries by Chesapeake Economic Development

Chesapeake 18th Annual Golf Classic

Join Chesapeake Economic Development for the 18th Annual Business Appreciation Golf Classic on Friday, May 18 2018 at Cahoon Plantation Golf Course. Registration begins at 8:00 am – Shotgun start at 9:00 am – Captain’s Choice. Click on image below for flyer details! For additional Sponsorship & Registration information, please contact Sherry Barnette.   Proceeds […]

A New $300 Million Urban Mixed-Use Center Comes to Chesapeake, VA

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Summit Pointe Realty, LLC today unveils plans for the continued development of Summit Pointe, Chesapeake’s newest, largest and tallest urban lifestyle community. Representing a projected investment of over $300 million of development in multiple phases, this first phase emphasizes a new form of urban living, workplace solutions, entertainment […]

Governor McAuliffe Announces Electric Motor & Contracting to Invest $3 Million to Expand in the City of Chesapeake

~Company to retrain 130 employees with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program~ JANUARY 12, 2018 – Electric Motor & Contracting (EMC) will invest $3 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Chesapeake. The company has constructed a state-of-the-art, 22,500-square-foot expansion to its existing nuclear services building, which is used for servicing highly engineered critical rotating equipment for […]

Governor McAuliffe Announces $10 Million Investment in the City of Chesapeake

~ Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America to create 26 new jobs, expand manufacturing operation ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) will invest $10 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake. The company will add 100,000 square feet to its North American headquarters at […]

Chemres – Governor McAuliffe Announces $3 Million Investment in the City of Chesapeake

~ Chemres to expand resin production operation, create 16 new jobs ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Chemres, a global supplier of commodity and engineering resins, will invest $3 million to expand its resin production operation in the City of Chesapeake. The company will purchase additional machinery and equipment. Virginia successfully competed […]

Standard Calibrations, Inc. – Governor McAuliffe Announces 150 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake

~ Standard Calibrations, Inc. to invest more than $508,500 to expand its engineering operation ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Standard Calibrations, Inc. (SCI), a global instrumentation and controls company, will invest more than $508,500 to expand its engineering operation in the City of Chesapeake. SCI is experiencing rapid business growth due […]

EDAC December 2017

December’s EDAC meeting will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am at Cox Business. In light of the Holiday Season, the presentation will include a variety of speakers from local nonprofits. Next meeting we will be collecting canned and non-perishable food items to benefit local families in need. Please […]