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

Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd. to open U.S. facility in Virginia Beach; 70 new jobs to be created over three years

July 15, 2014

Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has announced plans to open a facility in Virginia Beach. It will be the company’s first manufacturing plant in the United States. In addition to the Vancouver facility, the company also has a manufacturing plant in N... Read More