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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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Recent Posts

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How Pharmaceutical Innovation is Transforming Virginia’s Gateway Region

A surge of fresh energy and opportunities are attracting new residents and businesses to the Petersburg area. Here’s what it means for the region – and why you might want to come along for the ride.
(Photo Credit: Daniel Jones)

VGR Hosts ‘Downtown Strategies’ in Region

~ Virginia’s Gateway Region helps communities focus on their downtown business districts ~

Service Center Metals to Invest $101.7 Million in Prince George County, Creating 94 New Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 14, 2021 RICHMOND, VA. — Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Service […]

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Invitation for bids for a #telecommunications franchise in @ColHeightsVA (Public Hearing: 12/14/2021):