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: CMA CGM Group To Expand Presence In Virginia, Creating 400+ Jobs

Development News | February 5, 2021

Global shipping and logistics leader to invest projected $36 million in expansion, create more than 400 new jobs in Hampton Roads and Northern... more >>

VA: Tabet Manufacturing To Expand Norfolk Operation, Creating 68 Jobs

Development News | January 25, 2021

Communications equipment manufacturer to invest $6.5 million to establish new production facility. more >>

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 >>

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