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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Serial Entrepreneur Jason Calacanis Announced as Keynote Speaker for Start Peninsula

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Jason Calacanis will be the keynote speaker for the event. Calacanis is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster and writer. He released a best-selling book Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups: T...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 15, 2018

News from the Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed three new directors to the EDA. New directors include Michael Maddocks, Carlton Stockton and William Turner. Stockton and Turner w...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Advanced Auto Parts Opens in Lightfoot Marketplace

Advanced Auto Parts

James City County is pleased to announce that Advanced Auto Parts has opened their new store at 6485 Centerville Road in Lightfoot Marketplace. Advanced Auto Parts offers more than 22,000 products at this new location. They also offer free services, like ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Real Estate Committee Reschedules August Meeting

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The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) has canceled their Aug. 16 meeting. The meeting has been rescheduled for Aug. 30 at 8:30 a.m. in the Office of Economic Development conference room, located at 101 Mounts Bay Road, Buil...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Preparing Your Business for an Emergency: Get Connected

Emergency - Get Connected

One of the most important things to do in an emergency is to be informed. Regardless of how you prefer to receive your information, there are options.JCC Alert

Get alerted about emergencies and weather events by signing up for JCC Alert. This system enable...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Economic Development Promotes Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

JCC Business Preparedness

The Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce a new three-part online series that will be released in August on their website. “Preparing Your Business for an Emergency” is divided into Get Connected, Be Prepared and Resources.James City Count...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Exciting Things Are Happening at Launchpad

Launchpad

James City County is pleased to announce that Launchpad, the Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator, was winner of the 2018 Gold Award for Best Business Incubator/Startup Program from CoVaBiz during their Best of Business awards. CoVaBiz is the business ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Binns of Williamsburg Will Relocate to WindsorMeade Marketplace in the County

Binns

James City County is pleased to announce that Binns of Williamsburg (Binns) will relocate to the WindsorMeade Marketplace located at 4900 Monticello Avenue, Suite 5, in September 2018. Binns is the most exclusive fashion store in the Greater Williamsburg ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Virginia Gourmet Offers Rentable Commercial Kitchen Space, Contract Packaging and Receives Award

Virginia Gourmet

James City County is pleased to announce that Virginia Gourmet is now offering its commercial kitchen for rent at an hourly rate and contract packaging services for those who need their food product approved for commercial production, cooked, packaged, la...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Williamsburg Landing Partners with Hospice House of Williamsburg & Support Care of Williamsburg

Landing HHSCW

James City County is pleased to announce that Williamsburg Landing is partnering with Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg (HHSCW) beginning in September 2018.HHSCW staff will provide Williamsburg Landing employees with end-of-life education, ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Newport News for Annual Event

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return this November for its seventh annual event. It has been held in different Peninsula localities since 2012, and will take place this year in Newport News. The event will be held Nov. 2-4 at the App...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Real Estate Committee Sets Meeting Dates

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The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority has determined their meeting dates for the rest of the 2018 calendar. The Committee reserves the right to modify this schedule as necessary. The dates and times are outlined below:

  • Thursday, J...
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Economic Development
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Featured Property: 8105 Richmond Road, Suite 205 in Toano, VA

8105 Richmond Road

Property includes 2,000 square feet of office space and storage with an additional 960 square feet of mezzanine storage. The total usable space is 2,960 square feet. Office space includes offices, conference area and a sizable multifunction room. There ar...

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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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