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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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Development Authority Approves Next Steps for New Entertainment Complex

June 16, 2015

The City of Virginia Beach has been working with Peterson Companies to develop VA ViBe!, a 230,000-square-foot entertainment project in the resort area. Today, the Virginia Beach Development Authority approved a 12-month extension of the exclusive negotiation period with the company to develop terms... Read More