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.

Town Center of Virginia Beach

One of the most successful Public-Private Partnerships in the Commonwealth, Town Center is a 17-city block mixed used development featuring restaurants, shops, luxurious apartments and condominiums. The area also features more than half a million square feet of Class A office space.

A Retail Powerhouse

As Virginia's most populous City and one of the East Coast's biggest tourist destinations, Virginia Beach is a retail destination. Home to two regional shopping malls and high-end retailers like Whole Foods, Virginia Beach residents racked up nearly $5 billion in retail sales last year. Tourists added another $1.2 billion to that retail total.

Biomedical & Life Sciences

Virginia Beach is home to a variety of major biomedical & life sciences corporations and R&D institutions, including Sentara Healthcare and LifeNet Health.


In the Spotlight

The 2014 Virginia Beach Community Profile

The 2014 Virginia Beach Community Profile is now available!  This award-winning document is designed to provide you with an in-depth look at the City of Virginia Beach, covering everything from its population and key industries to the business environment and quality of life.  Download your copy today!

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Latest News

Liberty Tax Service Expands Corporate Headquarters in Virginia Beach

April 15, 2014

Liberty Tax Service, the third-largest tax preparer in the United States, will expand its current international headquarters in Virginia Beach. The company, located at 1716 Corporate Landing Parkway, currently owns three buildings in Corporate Landing Business Park. Liberty Tax Service’s campus i... Read More