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Governor Northam Announces Amazon to Launch Fulfillment Center in Prince George County

February 19, 2020 / Current News

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Amazon will open a new fulfillment center for its Amazon Basics line in Prince George County. The company will lease the former 798,000-square-foot Ace Hardware Corporation facility, adding up to 150 new jobs to Amazon’s existing workforce of more than 10,000 full-time employees in the Commonwealth. “This investment expands […]


Governor Northam Announces 60 New Manufacturing and Technology Jobs in Chesterfield County

January 8, 2020 / Current News

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (DuPont) will modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology presence in Chesterfield County, the company’s largest manufacturing site. A global provider of technology-based materials, ingredients, and solutions, DuPont will invest more than $75 million in the Spruance site, creating approximately 60 new jobs over the […]


Bon Secours Mercy Health acquires three Va. hospitals

January 8, 2020 / Current News

Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health has completed the acquisition of three Virginia hospitals: the 300-bed Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, the 105-bed Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin and the 80-bed Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia. Bon Secours Mercy Health acquired the hospitals from Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems Inc. Financial terms of the […]


Carvana Announces 400 New Jobs in Chesterfield County

December 6, 2019 / Current News

Company plans to invest $25 million to establish vehicle inspection and reconditioning center RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Carvana Co. (NYSE: CVNA), a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest $25 million to establish a new vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield County. Virginia successfully competed with North Carolina, […]


Chesterfield Federal Credit Union Seeks Merger with Virginia Credit Union

November 21, 2019 / Current News

The Board of Directors of Chesterfield Federal Credit Union (CFCU) has approved a merger with Virginia Credit Union (VACU) and is seeking the approval of CFCU members. “We made this decision for the long-term sustainability and expansion of services to our members,” explained Scott Zaremba, Chair of the CFCU Board. “With growing costs for technology, […]


Campofrio to Locate New Facility in Prince George County

November 7, 2019 / Current News

Prince George, VA – Campofrio Food Group has leased the 143,790 SF, refrigerated facility in SouthPoint Business Park from The Hollingsworth Companies.  Campofrio, one of the largest companies in the processed meats sector, are well known for their European style meat products sold across Europe. They have recently enjoyed a very rapid growth in the […]


Virginia’s Gateway Region and Retail Strategies to Host Retail Academy

October 29, 2019 / Current News

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (October 28, 2019) – Virginia’s Gateway Region (VGR) and Retail Strategies are scheduled to host a Retail Academy for six VGR city and county members on October 30 and 31 in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Retail Academy serves to help communities learn how to attract retail through teaching how data provides options and real estate drives decisions. Participants […]


Governor Northam Announces 63 New Jobs in Chesterfield County

October 24, 2019 / Current News

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Cartograf, a leading provider of packaging solutions across a wide range of industrial sectors, will invest $65.3 million to establish its first folding and micro-corrugated package printing facility in the United States. The 100-acre site will be located in the Meadowville Technology Park in Chesterfield County. Virginia successfully competed […]


Virginia’s Gateway Region Highlights Fort Lee as Economic Engine

September 24, 2019 / Current News

“Fort Lee is often an overlooked treasure in our regional economy,” said Keith Boswell, President and CEO of Virginia’s Gateway Region. “We wanted to spend an entire workday showcasing this economic development asset to the Commonwealth’s marketing machine, VEDP. I think everyone walked away with a much broader understanding of the Fort’s impact on Virginia’s Gateway Region and the Commonwealth.”


Think Big, Shop Small!

November 16, 2018 / Current News

By Hopewell Downtown Partnership HOPEWELL, Va — The Hopewell Downtown Partnership in conjunction with the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Small Business Saturday Headquarters at Guncotton Coffee and Gallery in Downtown Hopewell! Shop small in Hopewell on Saturday, November 24th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to receive free Shop Small merchandise […]