Entries by Chesapeake Economic Development

Notice of Economic Development Authority Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority Due to the COVID-19 virus, a number of special arrangements are being made for this meeting, including ensuring that members of the EDA and the Economic Development Staff Members are able to maintain social distancing. The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting on Thursday, January 21, […]

Paycheck Protection Program – Round 2 Opens

Paycheck Protection Program – Round 2 Opens  January 11, 2021: The Economic Aid Act, included in the 2021 Appropriations Act, passed Congress on December 21, 2020, and was signed into law on December 27. Among several other economic assistance provisions, the bill expanded the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) to include second draw loans for hard-hit […]

Centerville Turnpike Bridge Closure – Update

Centerville Turnpike Bridge Closure – Update (December 17, 2020) The Centerville Turnpike Bridge remains closed to vehicular traffic after being struck by a barge the morning of Nov. 14, 2020. The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident with the City’s cooperation. The bridge sustained structural, mechanical, and electrical damage […]

Notice of Economic Development Authority Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Economic Development Authority Due to the COVID-19 virus, a number of special arrangements are being made for this meeting, including ensuring that members of the EDA and the Economic Development Staff Members are able to maintain social distancing. The Economic Development Authority will have a scheduled meeting on Thursday, December 10, […]

Plasser American to Expand in Chesapeake, Creating 98 New Jobs

Manufacturing Headquarters Operation to Grow and Expand here in Chesapeake Chesapeake, Virginia – Plasser American Corporation, who began their headquarters operations in the City of Chesapeake in 1970, will invest $52.6 million to expand, grow, and prosper here by adding a 60,000-square foot, four-story office building, and incubator space, with a new manufacturing facility (82,000 […]

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Virginia Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Virginia Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias (WASHINGTON) – Virginia businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 3 – 5, 2020, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today.  Administrator Carranza made the loans available […]

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 on October 15, 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. […]

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Virginia Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Virginia Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias (WASHINGTON) – Virginia businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 3 – 5, 2020, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today.  Administrator Carranza made the loans available […]