The June Economic Development Advisory Committee’s meeting will focus on transportation projects located in the City of Chesapeake. Our guest speaker will be Bob Crum, Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. We look forward to you joining us via Zoom on Friday, June 12th, at 10:30 a.m. for an informational meeting. If […]
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In lieu of meeting in person, join Chesapeake Economic Development as we host a meeting for the Chesapeake Business Community. Our guest speaker will be Chris Lloyd, Senior Vice President & Director of Infrastructure & Economic Development at McGuire Woods Consulting who will be giving a Virginia General Assembly update. We look forward to you joining us […]
In lieu of meeting in person, join Chesapeake Economic Development as we host a meeting for the Chesapeake Business Community. During this meeting, we will hear from the City Manager, Christopher Price. Additionally, Joey Barnes from Virginia Community Capital will speak to how his institution can help businesses affected by COVID-19. Our third guest, Jim […]
NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority The Economic Development Authority meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020, is canceled. Please visit our website for all updates and future meetings. For questions or additional information, contact Steven Wright at (757)-382-8040.
Dear Chesapeake Business Community, The Economic Development Department understands that the Coronavirus will present significant challenges to many of our businesses. The department, as well as the entire City of Chesapeake, is committed to providing assistance to those affected. While the Chesapeake Economic Development Office will be closed to the public through March 27, 2020, […]
Amazon to Bring State-of-the-Art Facility to Chesapeake’s Western Branch Business District (Chesapeake, VA) March 10, 2020—The City is pleased to announce that Amazon will be bringing a 650,000 square foot import processing center to the Western Branch Business District. A first of its kind in the State of Virginia, this operational facility will employ 500 […]
Mixed Paper Recycling Company, Total Fiber Recovery, Plans to Invest $49 Million and Create 68 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake (Chesapeake, VA.) February 28, 2020 — Oregon-based, Total Fiber Recovery (TFR) will invest $49 Million and create 68 new jobs with an average salary of $48,000 in the City of Chesapeake. Led by […]
Join Chesapeake Economic Development for the 20th Annual Business Appreciation Golf Classic on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Chesapeake Golf Club. Registration begins at 8:00 am – Shotgun start at 9:00 am – Captain’s Choice. For additional Sponsorship & Registration information, please contact Sherry Barnette. or visit our page at chesapeakeva.biz/Golf2020
City of Chesapeake Company Selected to Participate in Virginia’s VALET Program Two-year export program provides resources to support international business expansion January 16, 2020 RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of INIT Innovations in Transportation Inc., a City of Chesapeake company, into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export […]
The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting for December 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The location of the meeting has been changed to MBP Office at 676 Independence Parkway, Suite 220, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. For additional information, please contact Steven Wright at 382-8040.