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The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.


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The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.

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.


Amazon Creating 1,500 Jobs At Two New Hampton Roads, VA Locations

The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.

Direct Marketing Company Creating 239 New Jobs In Virginia

Moore will invest more than $31 million to establish the Richmond Print Group, a new venture in Henrico County, VA.

SimpliSafe Creating 572 New Jobs In Virginia

The producer of self-installed home security systems will invest $5.5 million to establish a new customer support center in Henrico County, VA.

Virginia Economic Review

The current issue of Virginia Economic Review explores the world of Big Data, the explosion of cloud computing and data center investment, and how data is remaking industries and altering the geography of economic opportunity.

Expel, Inc. Will Create 164 New Jobs In Virginia

With help from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program, the cybersecurity company will invest $1.4 million to expand its operations in Herndon.

Macedon Technologies To Create 147 Jobs In Virginia

The software firm will invest $1.65 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA.

DuPont Investing $75M In Modernization Of Virginia Plant

The company will modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology operations in Chesterfield County, VA, creating 60 jobs.

Wegmans Investing $175M In Virginia Distribution Campus

The grocery retailer’s new regional distribution operation in Hanover County, VA will create 700 new jobs.

Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. will invest in new headquarters operation and create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA.

TST Fabrications Investing $4.1M To Expand In Virginia

The specialty construction services company will create 34 new manufacturing jobs in the City of Norfolk, VA.

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA.

Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia

The manufacturer will invest $57.8 million to establish a new walk-in step van assembly operation in the former IKEA plant in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA.

Pharmaceutical Product Development Creating 200 Jobs In Virginia

The global contract research organization will invest $63.7 million to expand its bioanalytical lab in Henrico County, VA.

High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion

The mechanical piping systems company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 105 new jobs in the City of Manassas.

Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia

The composites design and fabrication company will create 75 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in the city of Newport News, VA.

Podcast: A Conversation With Stephen Moret

Artificial intelligence won’t be making site selection decisions any time soon, according to Virginia Economic Development Partnership President/CEO Stephen Moret.

Aireon Relocating, Expanding HQ In Virginia

The global air traffic surveillance systems company will create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA over the next three years. 

Amazon Creating 150 New Jobs At Virginia Facility

The new specialty fulfillment and last-mile delivery center in the City of Richmond, VA will add to Amazon’s existing workforce of more than 10,000 full-time employees across the Commonwealth.

Metalsa Structural Products Investing $6.4M In Virginia

The Mexico-based automotive solutions company will create 25 new jobs with an expansion of its Roanoke manufacturing operations in Botetourt County, VA.

Castle Hill Gaming Creating 106 New Jobs In Virginia

The gaming software developer will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County, VA.

Litehouse Creating 160 New Jobs At Virginia Production Facility

Litehouse will invest $46 million in the City of Danville, VA at the packaged food company's first East Coast production facility.

Hershey Investing $104M In Virginia Expansion

The chocolate and snacks company’s expansion of its Augusta County, VA manufacturing operations will create 65 new jobs.

The Commonwealth Of Virginia: A Location of Choice

Home to the nation’s largest data center market, its third-largest port, the third-highest concentration of tech workers and the HQ of 37 Fortune 1000 companies, Virginia offers diverse opportunities for success.

Merck & Co. Investing Up To $1B In Virginia

The global healthcare company will expand its Elkton, VA manufacturing facility to increase HPV vaccine production, creating about 100 new jobs.

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

iTG Investing $5.1M In Virginia Headquarters Relocation, Expansion

The information technology and management consulting firm will create more than 128 jobs at its new headquarters in Arlington County, VA.

G.D USA Investing $3.73M In Virginia Manufacturing Facility

The Italy-based industrial and packaging solutions company will invest in increasing capacity and enhancing technology at its Chesterfield County, VA operations.

Zantech IT Services Creating 120 Jobs In Virginia

The technology solutions company is expanding its corporate offices in the Tysons area of Fairfax County, VA.

Scholle IPN Packaging Investing $10M In Virginia

The sustainable packaging solutions manufacturer will expand its facility in Smyth County, VA, creating 42 new jobs. 

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award

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 Results Companies Creating 600 Jobs In Virginia

The business processing outsourcing services provider will invest $1.5 million to expand its Chesterfield County client engagement operations.

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

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.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

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.

Smyth County Machine Investing $2.1M In Virginia

The machining and fabrication company will add equipment, expand its product line and create 35 new manufacturing jobs in Smyth County.

Microsoft Expanding In Mecklenburg County, VA For Sixth Time

Microsoft Corporation will inject significant capital investment to expand its enterprise data center in Mecklenburg County, VA, creating more than 100 new jobs.

Amazon HQ2 Sites Share BF’s 2018 Deal Of The Year Award

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.

Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.

Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia

The packaging company will create 45 new jobs with an expansion of its Danville, VA manufacturing facility.

KPMG LLP Investing $30M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion project will create more than 500 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA. 

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Rally Reno Program Provides Local Economic Relief

Rally Reno County supports local businesses and employees in the retail, service and hospitality industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Consumers Energy CEO Helps Small Business Cope With COVID-19

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.

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