Entries by Chesapeake Economic Development

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 […]

Chesapeake 20th Annual Golf Classic

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

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 […]

Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC)

The October EDAC meeting will be held at USUI International Corporation on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 8:00 – 9:00 am. USUI International Corporation is located at 3824 Cook Boulevard, Chesapeake VA 23323. In honor of Manufacturing Week, USUI International Corporation will be giving all attendees a tour of their site. Space is limited – please respond […]