Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Virginia Economic Development Partnership articles below.
Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.
The business processing outsourcing services provider will invest $1.5 million to expand its Chesterfield County client engagement operations.
Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.
For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.
Microsoft Corporation will inject significant capital investment to expand its enterprise data center in Mecklenburg County, VA, creating more than 100 new jobs.
New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.
The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.
PointOne will build two facilities that will house edge computing data centers, a cable landing station for future subsea cables, and an international internet business exchange.
They can make just about anything in the VIAA region, from snack foods to HR software to advanced power systems for electric vehicles.
Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.
The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.
The healthcare industry services company will expand its client engagement center in Henrico County with help from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.
A grant from the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund will help the organization expand and retain more than 600 existing jobs at its Fairfax County, VA location.
The multi-million dollar investment in the Carroll County commercial flooring manufacturing operation will retain local jobs with assistance from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.
The flooring products manufacturer is expanding its Glasgow, VA manufacturing operation, creating 15 new jobs with help from the commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.
The cargo trailer manufacturer will invest $4.1 million to establish an East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation in Giles County, VA.
GTS will invest $54.7 million to build a 500,000-square-foot green energy facility, with help from an assortment of state grants, tax credits, and workforce training.