Virginia Beach Named 2017’s Best Big Cities to Live in

WalletHub places Virginia Beach in #1 spot

Big cities are getting even bigger — fast. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, large urban centers today are growing at nearly twice the rate recorded during the opening decade of the 21st century. And the factors fueling greater population density seem obvious: Big cities epitomize opportunity, economic or otherwise,… Read More

Smartmouth Brewing Company is coming to resort district

One of the fastest-growing and most popular craft breweries in Virginia is expanding to the resort district.

Smartmouth Brewing Company, one of the fastest-growing and most popular craft breweries in Virginia, is expanding to the Virginia Beach resort district. The company will… Read More

IMS Gear Invests $1.05 Million in Virginia Beach

The German-based manufacturer of automotive equipment will upgrade its CNC cutting machine in Virginia Beach

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that IMS Gear, a German-based manufacturer of automotive equipment, will invest $1.05 million to upgrade its CNC cutting machine in… Read More

APZ-1 Grants awarded to two expanding companies.

Matbock Origins LLC and Stock Design and Machine Inc. double in size.

MATBOCK Origins, LLC, founded in Virginia Beach in 2010, is more than doubling its size to accommodate growth and innovations in product lines. MATBOCK is a development firm that brings new technologies to production. It specializes in unique military gear that increases effectiveness and decreases each warrior's load out. In… Read More

Pharrell Williams Sees New Media Industry for Virginia

Williams seeks to bring specific transformative business opportunities to the Commonwealth

Pharrell Williams and wife Helen hosted more than 70 state and regional leaders to discuss Virginia’s opportunities to capitalize on the expanding global demand for… Read More

Free small business workshops

Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development offers a series of free workshops for small businesses.

Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, in partnership with our business community, offers a series of free workshops for small businesses. Space is limited and… Read More

Telefónica announces transoceanic

cable deployment to Virginia Beach

Connection provides big data capability from Brazil to USA

Telefónica has officially announced the deployment of BRUSA, a new submarine cable nearly 11,000 km in length linking Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza (Brazil) with… Read More