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City of Hampton Department of Economic DevelopmentHampton, a robust waterfront city in southeastern Virginia, has caught the attention of top businesses and developers from around the country. Anchored by aerospace and defense facilities, major medical centers, and higher education, Hampton attracts a highly educated workforce and high-tech businesses to its business parks, Downtown, and Coliseum Central Business District.
Hampton has a unique mix of growing and established business clusters strategically designed to succeed. Their prosperity is due, in part, to local and regional assets, a highly educated workforce, competitive incentives, and state-of-the-art business parks.
In addition to a progressive business climate, Hampton's unique location in the center of the Hampton Roads region is attracting some of the nation's most successful retail and hotel developers. They see a city dedicated to improving its quality of life and making Hampton a regional entertainment and shopping destination. Combine Hampton's location, abundant waterfront, thriving business clusters, successful retail developments, and it's easy to see why so many companies are choosing Hampton.
Contact: Leonard Sledge
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.hampton.gov/ed
Virginia Resource Authority
Created in 1984, the Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) provides innovative, cost-effective and sustainable financial solutions to build vibrant and healthy communities in Virginia. Since its inception, VRA has supported over 1,200 infrastructure projects with over $6.75 billion in financing.
Contact: Michael Cooper