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.
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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.
The November EDAC meeting will be held at Jo-Kell, Inc. on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Members of the City of Chesapeake’s IT Department will lead the informational meeting to hear about the City’s Broadband plans. To RSVP, please click here. Jo-Kell, Inc. 628 Innovation Drive, Chesapeake VA 23320
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 […]
The September EDAC meeting will be held at the Chesapeake Conference Center on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Our guest speaker will be Jim Baker, City Manager for the City of Chesapeake. At this special EDAC presentation, Mr. Baker will share his observations on the past 6 years as well as […]