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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.

Recent Posts


Dynamic Start: Hopewell’s Economic Development Director Sets the Pace

Charles Bennett, an experienced professional in commercial real estate development and project management, has taken […]


Preparing for the future, The Gateway Region is out front on developing a pharma-focused talent pipeline.

Brightpoint Community College is taking a significant leap forward with the introduction of a cutting-edge […]


Get to Know Amy Everett

  What attracted you to join the team at Virginia’s Gateway Region? The opportunity to […]