Data & Research
The hard work and consistent efforts of our individual localities' economic development offices are key factors in the success of our regional economy and we congratulate them on their recent announcements.Read More
Dive a little deeper into the Alliance's FY18/19 Go To Market Strategy and learn the methodology behind the strategy, what it means to deliver inward investment and what near-term opportunity sectors our region holds a competitive value proposition for.Read More
Submarine fiberoptic cables represent one of the most valuable commodities in this increasingly data-driven world - information flow. As middle ground between the east coast’s submarine cable landing sites in New York and Florida, Hampton Roads holds a unique position as the Mid-Atlantic gate keeper of that flow.Read More
Being site-ready is paramount to winning the attention of companies who would invest in Hampton Roads. Site readiness allows the region to keep up with the "speed of business" and outpace project competition.Read More
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
Out-of-region student enrollment is up 9.2% in five years, despite total enrollment decreasing in the same timeframe. This uptick in enrollment means more money flowing into the local economy and provides the opportunity to capture more students for the regional workforce.