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Thank you for your interest in Virginia Beach! As a city of 440,000 residents, in a metro region of 1.7 million people, Virginia Beach wants to be your business home. This website is designed to provide you with an in depth overview of the assets, local and regional, that are critical to the economic development decision-making process. Contact the Department of Economic Development to learn more about how your company can find its home in Virginia Beach.

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We've Moved!

Please visit Virginia Beach Economic Development at our new address: 4525 Main Street, Suite 700, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Our office is located in the new Main Street tower, anchored by Clark Nexsen, as well as retailers Anthropologie and West Elm, which are slated to open in the coming months!

Latest News

IMS Gear Shifts into Exponential Growth in Virginia Beach

September 29, 2014

IMS Gear, a 151-year-old company headquartered in Donaueschingen in the Black Forest region of Germany, will officially dedicate its new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach on Oct. 3. Founded in 1863 to manufacture precision instruments for the clock and watch industry, I... Read More