Virginia Beach, the largest city in Virginia, is a vibrant East Coast city that nurtures a healthy mix of industry, attractions, and people. Miles of pristine waterfront make our community a premier destination for business and pleasure alike. With commitment to pro-business policies, access to a skilled and abundant workforce, and a robust transportation system, Virginia Beach is the ideal location for your next business opportunity.
The City’s business community is renowned for its highly diverse collection of industries, including nationally and internationally known corporate headquarters, technologically-advanced manufacturers, billion-dollar defense contractors, and locally owned shops.
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, is a leader in the fields of tissue and organ research and regenerative medicine. It also is a global leader in allograft bio-implant technology, and a leading provider of organ donation and tissue banking services.
STIHL Inc., a German-based manufacturer of chain saws and other power tools, has a 150-acre, 1-million square-foot North American headquarters facility in Virginia Beach. Its Virginia Beach location has continually expanded since its opening more than 45 years ago, and today produces more tools than any other STIHL facility worldwide.
With world-class education, entertainment, dining, and recreation, Newport News is a place where great things are happening!
The City is home to a fully accredited, award-winning, technology-driven school system. Newport News Public Schools provide a full range of education services to over 28,000 students in 4 early childhood centers, 24 elementary, 7 middle and 5 high schools, 1 combination middle/high school, and 9 program sites.
The Patrick Henry corridor along Jefferson Avenue, anchored by Patrick Henry Mall, is home to some of the most desirable specialty retailers on the Virginia Peninsula. There is a great selection of dining options, from regional and ethnic restaurants to elegant locally-owned facilities to popular chain restaurants.
|Industry||# of Employees||% of Workforce|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||23,231||29%|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||13,395||16.72%|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services||11,430||14.27%|
|Finance and Insurance||8,713||10.88%|
Median Household Income
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