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Virginia's Gateway Region

Virginia's Gateway Region (VGR) is a private, nonprofit economic development organization that markets the Tri-Cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg and the surrounding counties of Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex. VGR fosters regional prosperity through business growth, powerful partnerships and delivering innovative resources to its communities, and focuses its efforts on new and existing business investment and job creation.

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Petersburg Economic Development Director Builds on Decades of Relationships

Rarely does a city employee walk into a new job with the breadth of experience […]

Critical Minerals Producer to Reactivate Operations in Virginia

Critical Minerals Producer to Reactivate Operations in VirginiaAtlantic Strategic Minerals to invest over $50 million […]


Prince George Economic Growth Aided by Hometown Hero

Yoti Jabri grew up in Prince George County, where his father, Abe Jabri, operated a […]

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Congrats to the latest Virginia Rural Leadership Institute cohort - including J. David Conmy, economic development director for Sussex County. And congrats to representatives from other VGR areas, including Prince George and Dinwiddie counties. Read:

Hopewell shines in a new “sizzle reel” produced by Activation Capital as part of its GO Virginia Region 4 REI. In a secondary video on “Main Street,” Downtown Hopewell entrepreneurs spoke about the support they've received.

Check out a new tradition starting in Petersburg this weekend! The Armed Forces Day celebration will feature Miss America Madison Marsh, an Air Force pilot and first service member to wear the crown.

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