• Here in Hampton Roads,

    The Best Offense is a Good Defense.

    Each year, more than 8,200 highly trained and disciplined military personnel exit the services in Virginia and join the civilian labor force in Hampton Roads. 

  • Hampton Roads is home to

    The 3rd Busiest Port on the East Coast.

    The Port of Virginia is currently being dredged to 55ft, the deepest on the Atlantic Coast, and port-related jobs account for nearly 10% of the state’s workforce.


  • Explore your new home and enjoy

    More than 3,000 Miles of Shoreline.

    From sandy shores to city skylines, there’s a place for everyone in Hampton Roads. 

  • With its premier location on the mid Atlantic,

    130 Million Consumers Within a Day's Drive.

    That's more than 47% of the U.S. population, making Hampton Roads the location of choice for your distribution and logistics efforts.

11 Localities Within the Region

  • Hampton Roads

    Hampton Roads — officially referred to as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — is located in southeastern Virginia, approximately 200 miles south of Washington, D.C. It has one of the world’s greatest natural harbors, with ports capable of accommodating the largest cargo ships on the planet. The Hampton Roads Alliance is proud to represent 11 of the 17 localities in the Hampton Roads region. Individually, these 11 localities have a diverse set of assets to offer new or expanding companies, ranging from world-renowned port facilities, state-of-the-art medical and research facilities, and miles of rural land available for development.
  • Hampton Roads

    Hampton Roads — officially referred to as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — is located in southeastern Virginia, approximately 200 miles south of Washington, D.C. It has one of the world’s greatest natural harbors, with ports capable of accommodating the largest cargo ships on the planet. The Hampton Roads Alliance is proud to represent 11 of the 17 localities in the Hampton Roads region. Individually, these 11 localities have a diverse set of assets to offer new or expanding companies, ranging from world-renowned port facilities, state-of-the-art medical and research facilities, and miles of rural land available for development.

Key Industries of the Region

Distribution and Logistics

Business and Shared Services

Advanced Manufacturing

Food and Beverage Processing

Information Technology

Shipbuilding + Repair

Top Investors

  • Sentara
  • HRCF
  • HRSA
  • Towne Bank
  • Port of Virginia
  • Ferguson
  • Dollar Tree
  • Newport News
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