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Governor Northam Announces Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · January 21, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that pharmaceutical manufacturer […]


Young Startup Partners with Oldest Regional Economic Development Organization in Virginia

~ VGR, EDai to collaborate on advancing emerging pharmaceutical cluster in Gateway Region ~


Surry County, Virginia Hires New Director of Economic Development

Surry County recently announced the hiring of Yoti Jabri as Director of Economic Development. Mr. […]


Virginia’s Gateway Region is Home to the Largest Spec Site Development in Virginia

  PRINCE GEORGE, Va., Feb. 18, 2021 — The Hollingsworth Companies have pre-graded the site and are starting […]


Virginia’s Gateway Region Releases New Marketing Video

~ Regional Economic Development Group Will Use Video to Recruit Companies and Promote Economic Expansion to Seven Localities ~


2020 Recap: VGR’s Top 10 Posts During A Year No One Will Forget

January 29, 2021 / Blog

While 2020 was a year no one wants to repeat, there was still plenty of […]


Virginia’s Offshore Wind Initiative Could Benefit from a Gateway of Support

January 26, 2021 / Blog

VGR can help bridge the gaps and strengthen this revolutionary initiative through its talented workforce, sites and close proximity to the project itself.


Gro52 Breaks Ground for Startup Hemp Growing Facility

FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE Sussex County Sells 22.5-acre tract off Va. Rt. 460  WAVERLY, Va. — A groundbreaking was held on […]


COVID-19’s Impact on Real Estate, Brewing Plans in Virginia’s Gateway Region

November 11, 2020 / Blog

Entrepreneur Dave McCormack, Founder and Owner of Waukeshaw Development as well as Trapezium Brewing Co. and Demolition Coffee in Old Towne Petersburg, provides an update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s impacts on the economy and how that has affected his businesses in Virginia’s Gateway Region and beyond.


VGR’s Mario Camardella Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Mario Camardella, Vice President of Business Development for Virginia’s Gateway Region […]