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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Employers Encouraged to Post Jobs on New Veterans Job Portal

Hampton Roads Veterans Career Compass logo

James City County is pleased to invite County businesses and organizations to post jobs on the new Hampton Roads Veterans Career Compass (HR VCC). HR VCC is a website and service of the Hampton Roads Workforce Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hampton...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 11, 2019

DJG, Inc. Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia

DJG, Inc.

On Feb. 1, Virginia Business announced its 2019 Best Places to Work in Virginia and named DJG, Inc. (DJG) as one of the winners. The 2019 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies. Winners were selected in three categories: small (1...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 8, 2019

VHB’s Williamsburg Office Recognized by American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia

Carter's Grove

On Feb. 7, VHB’s Williamsburg office was recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC Virginia) with an honor award for the Carter’s Grove Plantation project at the ACEC Virginia’s 2019 Engine...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Tek Fusion Global, Inc. Graduates from VEDP’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

Tek Fusion Global logo

James City County is pleased to announce that Tek Fusion Global, Inc. (TFG) was one of nine companies that recently graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program.VALET is a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 28, 2019

The Drying Co./ThermalTec Awarded First Place 2018 SAFE Award

The Drying Co./ThermalTec

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co./ThermalTec has been recognized by the National Association of Home Builders as the 2018 NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) first place winner in the catego...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference on April 12

Home-based business conference flyer

The fourth annual Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference is on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666. This unique event features a resource fair wi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 11, 2019

EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2019 Meeting Calendar

EDA Real Estate Committee logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County’s Real Estate Committee has approved its 2019 meeting calendar. The meeting will occur on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. beginning on Feb. 7. The meetings will be held ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Featured Property: 3000 John Deere Road in Toano, VA

3000 John Deere Road

Property includes 307,184 square feet in a single story industrial facility located on 74.4 acres of land. Property is located in Stonehouse Commerce Park approximately 40 minutes east of the Richmond airport, 45 minutes west of the Port of Virginia. This...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Toano Commercial Historic District Added to Virginia Landmarks Register

Toano Commercial Historic District boundary map

In December, the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board approved the addition of 13 sites to the Virginia Landmarks Register including the Toano Commercial Historic District located in James City County. This is the first historic district...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Attention Business Owners - Update!

Calculator and pen

Feb. 11 Update -. The new online Business License Tax Calculator is now available to calculate your tax due and print out your renewal form. The web page also contains filing and payment instructions.Beginning this year, both your completed business licen...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Port Signs New, Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway

Port of Virginia

NORFOLK – Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia® has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the...

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