Expansion will create 10 new jobs
GET Solutions will relocate its current corporate headquarters from 204 Grayson Road to 5465 Greenwich Road in Virginia Beach. The new facility will allow the company to expand from 11,600 square feet to 29,000 square feet.
GET Solutions will make a total capital investment of $3.65 million that includes real estate and equipment. The company will also add 10 new full-time jobs as part of the expansion. Average annual salaries are projected to be $40,000 excluding benefits. The Virginia Beach Development Authority has awarded an Economic Development Investment Program grant in the amount of $125,000 based on capital investment.
The company provides geotechnical engineering/construction materials testing services with in-house drilling capabilities, environmental testing, and certified soil and concrete testing laboratories. GET Solutions is a Small Women and Minority-Owned certified business.
The company currently has a Virginia Beach staff of 65 people that includes licensed professional engineers, engineers-in-training, geologists, ACI-certified technicians, laboratory technicians, drillers and administrative personnel. In addition to the Virginia Beach headquarters, the company has offices in Williamsburg, Va., Elizabeth City and Jacksonville, NC.
The new headquarter building will occupy 20,000 square feet of office space and 9,000 square feet of warehouse space in the former Hoffman Beverage building.
"Our small business community continues to seek new opportunities," said Virginia Beach Economic Development Director Warren D. Harris. "We are fortunate to be able to support and have them create additional jobs in our community."
"GET Solutions is grateful for the assistance and support provided by the VBDA, which will enable us to further expand our operations to meet the needs of our clients and the local community," said Camille A. Kattan, P. E., president. "The grant amount will help in reducing the financial impact of growth and expansion.
The mission of the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development is to attract and retain national and international businesses to stimulate capital investment and create jobs. Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia with a population of 450,000, and it is the 37th largest in the United States. The Department of Economic Development received re-accreditation through the International Economic Development Council in 2016 and is one of only 50 economic development organizations in the world to have this recognition. Most recently, Virginia Beach was named America's #1 best big city to live in by wallethub.com. For more information, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.
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News Release: VBgov.com