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.
In Their Words
Learn why local organizations, economic development representatives and newly established companies choose to do business in Hampton Roads.
From the Blog
News and perspectives from the HREDA team about the Hampton Roads business community, the global economy and more.
In 2011, after working with a team of economic development professionals including the Alliance staff, Ace Hardware chose the City of Suffolk for their first East Coast Import Re-Distribution Center. The facility has been so successful that in 2017, they announced a 138,000 sq. ft. expansion.
President & CEO Rick Weddle reflects on the regional employment market: Currently in a "recovery" business cycle, Hampton Roads' business cycle shows opportunity for significant growth.Read More