Entries by Chesapeake Economic Development

Notice of Economic Development Authority Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting on September 17, 2020 at 3:00pm. The location for the meeting has been changed to Liberty Executive Park II, 1301 Executive Boulevard, on the 2nd floor, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. Please visit our website for all updates and future meetings. […]

Notice of Economic Development Authority Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting for Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 3:00 pm. The location of the meeting has been changed to Chesapeake City Hall at 306 Cedar Road, Human Resources Training Room on the 4th floor, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322. Please visit our website […]

Notice of Economic Development Authority Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting for Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 3:00 pm. The location of the meeting has been changed to the City of Chesapeake’s Council Chambers located within City Hall.  The Council Chambers are located on the first floor of the City […]

June EDAC Meeting (Economic Development Advisory Committee)

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 […]

May EDAC Meeting (Economic Development Advisory Committee)

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 […]

April EDAC Meeting (Economic Development Advisory Committee)

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 […]

A Message to our Business Community from the City of Chesapeake’s Economic Development Director Steven Wright

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

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Total Fiber Recovery to Invest $49 Million and Create 68 New Jobs

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 […]