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Bringing Pharma Home: How the Vision Started

~ Learn about how the advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing cluster in Petersburg, Va. came to be, and why any company involved in any part of the pharmaceutical industry should be in Virginia’s Gateway Region ~


VGR Launches Campaign to Market Gateway Region for Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

~ As cluster emerges, campaign aims to connect a variety of audiences and raise awareness ~


How Pharmaceutical Innovation is Transforming Virginia’s Gateway Region

A surge of fresh energy and opportunities are attracting new residents and businesses to the Petersburg area. Here’s what it means for the region – and why you might want to come along for the ride.
(Photo Credit: Daniel Jones)


Governor Northam Announces Landmark Virginia Company to Expand in Sussex County, Doubling Production of Iconic Gourmet Peanuts

~ Virginia Diner will invest over $4.5 million to grow manufacturing and distribution operation ~


Virginia Agriculture Week in the Gateway Region

VGR tours region’s farms, speaks to local agribusiness operators and farmers to highlight agriculture’s impact on economy


Young Startup Partners with Oldest Regional Economic Development Organization in Virginia

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


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 […]