A Premier Location To Grow Your Business
There are many reasons why Hampton Roads, officially referred to as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), attracts and retains world-renowned businesses.
91% with a high school diploma or higher.
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July 24, 1997 the mayors of five area cities came together to launch a plan that would, quite literally, put Hampton Roads on the map. Today, we're facing similar challenges, because as French novelist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr said, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”Read More
The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance held its 19th Annual Meeting on January 26 with over 170 in attendance and featured a panel of the nation's top site consultants.