Location & Expansion Announcements



The region experiences ongoing economic development from both existing businesses and new businesses investing in the area. The past five-year strategic campaign has seen unprecedented success, visible in the numbers by companies announcing locations and expansions.

Summary, Last 5 YearS







cap. Investment


Foreign Direct investment


Recent Announcements

Company Location Business Description Month Announced New/ Existing Jobs Investment ($M)
Worldwide Retail Solutions Prince George County Retail merchandise solutions and store design December 2022 N 60 $4.0
DroneUp LLC Dinwiddie County Drone flight training center August 2022 N 145 $20.25
Restoration Bioproducts Sussex County Biochar/syngas production August 2022 N 5 $5.8
Civica Rx City of Petersburg Pharmaceutical manufacturing April 2022 E 64 $23.0

Source: Virginia's Gateway Region's internal database, 2022 announcements.