Virginia Beach Development Authority

The City of Virginia Beach Development Authority facilitates the expansion of the tax base through increased business investment.

The success of this mission is dependent upon regional cooperation with respect to:

  • Transportation
  • Infrastructure
  • Utilities
  • Education
  • Legislative Issues
  • Positive local, regional, national and international identity of Virginia Beach as a location for business
  • Public/Private Partnerships

This mission is carried out with an emphasis on:

  • Vision
  • Creative, innovative leadership
  • Participation in local and regional issues
  • Quality development and growth

Over 50% of the office and industrial land developed in the City is directly attributable to the City of Virginia Beach Development Authority’s extraordinary efforts. Municipally-owned sites, from 3.5 acres to 125 acres, are ready for development. In addition, land at very competitive prices can be made available to new business and existing industry.

Meetings

The regular City of Virginia Beach Development Authority meeting is on the third Tuesday of every month at 8:30 AM.  The meeting location is 222 Central Park Ave, Suite 1000, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Members

Name/Address/Phone

Term of Appointment

Beginning Date

Expiration Date

C. Maxwell Bartholomew, Jr.
District Manager
Dominion Virginia Power
4901 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
4 years 09/01/2010 08/31/2014
Linwood O. Branch
Days Inn at the Beach
1000 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
4 years 09/01/2010 08/31/2014
Bryan D. Cuffee
Gold Key/PHR
932 Laskin Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
 
4 years 09/01/2011 08/31/2015
John W. Richardson
Kaufman & Canoles
2101 Parks Avenue - Suite 700
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
4 years 09/01/2010 08/31/2014
Elizabeth A. Twohy
Capital Concrete, Inc.
400 Stapleton Street
Norfolk, VA 23504
4 years 09/01/2013 08/31/2017
Shewling Moy ​
Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS
3300 Virginia Beach Blvd., #100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
4 years 09/01/2013 08/31/2017
Dorothy L. Wood
JD &W Inc.
3809 Thalia Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
4 years 08/09/2011 08/31/2014
Peter K. Mueller
STIHL, Inc.
536 Viking Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
4 years 09/01/2012 08/31/2016
Robert L. Nicholson
East Coast Appliance
2053 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
 
4 years 09/01/2012 08/31/2016
Charles M. Salle
ADS, Inc.
621 Lynnhaven Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
4 years 09/01/2012 08/31/2016

Joseph E. Strange
Tidewater Sew-Vac
1425 Lake James Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Unexpired Term 08/28/2013 08/31/2015

Contact Information

Linda Assaid

Direct: (757) 385-6449  Email: lassaid@vbgov.com