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Creates Partnership with 1701

Virginia Beach Economic Development has created a partnership with 1701, Virginia Beach’s first collaborative coworking space located in the ViBe Creative District. With this sponsorship, the department will create synergy with 1701 and encourage more entrepreneurial growth in the city through the launch of a new Entrepreneur-in-Residence program. Information and applications… Read More

Commune Bakery

Expansion

Commune Bakery LLC will add five new jobs and invest $163,000 to create a new 1,800-square-foot commercial bakery at 532 Virginia Beach Blvd. in the… Read More

Two Businesses Receive Matching Grants

in ViBe Creative District

Two Business Receive Matching Grants in ViBe Creative District The Jones Family Trust has been awarded a matching grant in the amount of $5,297. The… Read More

Bureau of Labor

Statistics

In June 2018, among the 51 metropolitan areas with a 2010 Census population of one million or more, 39 had over-the-year unemployment rate decreases, nine had increases, and three had no change. The largest unemployment rate decrease occurred in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News MSA. Read More

Virginia Beach Economic Development held

the inaugural VBTalks on July 24

Virginia Beach Economic Development held the inaugural VBTalks on July 24 at the Sandler Center. The topic, the Science of Being Happy, was presented by… Read More

Virginia Beach Breaks Record With 19 Million Visitors in 2017

Virginia Beach welcomed 19 million domestic visitors who spent $2.45 billion

Virginia Beach set a new tourism milestone for total visitors and visitor spending in 2017, welcoming 19 million domestic visitors who spent $2.45 billion. Visitor… Read More

Custom Panel & Controls, LLC Relocates Corporate Headquarters

The electrical contractor for marine and commercial industries will expand and add 15 new jobs

Custom Panel & Controls, LLC, an electrical contractor for marine and commercial industries, will expand and relocate its corporate headquarters to 504 Viking Drive in… Read More