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Richmond-Petersburg Region Is a Winner of the National Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Richmond/Petersburg, VA, September 2, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today […]


Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Multi-Location Investment by DroneUp, Creating 655 Jobs in Virginia

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that DroneUp, LLC, a leading drone flight […]


Governor Glenn Youngkin Joins Local, Community Leaders to Launch Partnership for Petersburg

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today launched the Partnership for Petersburg initiative with state, local, […]


Virginia-based Conservation Company to Construct First Commercial Pyrolysis Facility in the Commonwealth

Restoration Bioproducts to produce biochar and green energy RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced […]


Downtown Hopewell Business Pitch Competition Open to the Public

~ Homegrown for Hopewell: Community Business Pitch Competition & Free Business Bootcamp ~


Surry Businesses Recognized at Annual Business Roundtable

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    May 17, 2022 TOWN […]


VGR to Celebrate Economic Development Week

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization will be celebrating “Economic Development […]


Jeffrey D. Stoke Hired as County Administrator

~ County of Prince George, Virginia ~


Governor Youngkin Announces Over $5.4 Million in Growth and Opportunity Virginia Grants to Accelerate Economic Growth and Job Creation Efforts

Commonwealth of Virginia  Office of Governor Glenn Youngkin Preamble: Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization, […]


Pharma Cluster to Produce Regional Economic Development and Revitalization

  ~ While AMPAC Fine Chemicals, alone, is creating excellent jobs in the Gateway Region, […]