Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc.

Amanda C. Jarratt

President & Chief Executive Officer

601 North Mechanic Street
Suite 300
Franklin, Virginia 23851
Phone : 757-562-1958
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : N/A
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Targeted Industries

•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing

About Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc.

Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. is a public-private economic development organization. The organizational mission is as follows: diversify the economy, create high quality jobs and provide a future for the families and youth of Franklin and Southampton. The focus spans four main areas including the retention of existing industry, business attraction, entrepreneurship and tourism.

VA: Hampton Farms to Invest $5.7M Expand in Southampton County, Add 14 Jobs

Development News | October 3, 2018

Leading peanut processor to install a bulk peanut butter production line, create new VA jobs, increase production of peanut butter. more >>

VA: ST Tissue to Invest $35M, Expand Isle of Wight County Mfg, Hire 50

Development News | September 29, 2016

Manufacturer of tissue, towel &napkin products to add tissue machine & hard wound towel line, increasing capacity by 45,000+ tons annually. more >>

VA: Hampton Farms to Invest $5.5M; 60 New Jobs in Southampton County

Development News | August 12, 2013

Leading roaster of in-shell peanuts in the United States will establish a peanut butter production plant in Southampton County. more >>

PA: Procter and Gamble Expands to Franklin County, Creates 960 Jobs

Development News | July 19, 2013

Construction has begun on a new 1.7M sq.-ft. warehouse, distribution center in Southampton Township, Franklin County. more >>

VA: Enviva LP Expanding in Southampton County, Creating 64 New Jobs

Development News | December 6, 2011

Governor Bob McDonnell recently announced that Enviva LP (“Enviva”), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and... more >>

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