Norfolk Department of Economic Development

Jared Chalk

Interim Director

999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2430
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Phone : 757-664-4338
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Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Alternative Energy & Fuels
•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Technology/R&D

About Norfolk Department of Economic Development

Norfolk’s central location on the U.S. East Coast provides unique advantages: proximity to major business, financial, and governmental hubs, and availability to global markets.  Home to the World's largest Naval Base and Port of Virginia and transistioning veteran workforce.  16 Opportunity Zones, the most in Virginia. 

VA: TST Fabrications Announces 34 New Jobs in the City of Norfolk

Development News | November 18, 2019

TST Fabrications will invest $4.1 million to expand its manufacturing presence in the City of Norfolk, which will create 34 new jobs. more >>

U.S.: 2017 CiCi Awards Community Impact Recipients Transform Locations

Development News | May 11, 2017

12th Annual CiCi Community Impact category celebrates projects that make communities a better place. These co.s are beacons of light. more >>

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2017 Community Impact Awards

Article | May 5, 2017

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that. more >>

VA: Movement Mortgage to Invest $2M to Relocate, Hire 200 in Norfolk

Development News | March 22, 2016

One of the nation’s fastest-growing, privately held mortgage companies to relocate ops center from Virginia Beach to Norfolk. more >>

VA: Norfolk Southern Investing $8.2M for HQ, 165 New Jobs in Norfolk

Development News | March 21, 2016

Expansion & new jobs the result of consolidation of co.’s corporate offices in Norfolk & Atlanta & closure of its Roanoke office building. more >>

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