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The 2015-2016 Virginia Beach Community Profile

The 2015-2016 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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VABeachBio Launches in Virginia Beach to Attract Bio Business

November 17, 2015

Development Authority Approves Bio Accelerator  The Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development has launched VABeachBio, an initiative to attract biomedical and life science businesses to Virginia Beach and to create jobs. The initiative builds on the strength of the assets in Virg... Read More