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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals in 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medals at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2017 Barrel Aged Virginia Claret received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. They also received a Gold Medal for their 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve. For this competition, there ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Home-Based Business Conference Speakers Announced

Headshots - Allison Moore and Shanna Kabatznick

The Greater Peninsula Economic Development partners are pleased to announce speakers for the 2020 Home-Based Business Conference.The opening speaker will be Allison Moore, a comedian from Hampton, VA. Moore proudly holds two degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dredging to Make Virginia the East Coast’s Deepest Port is Underway

Port of Virginia logo

The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water in early December 2019 to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule.“This project, combined with all of the inv...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 26, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

New Year's Resolutions for Business Owners

The Office of Economic Development has suggestions to help your business succeed in 2020. From learning and networking to being prepared for an emergency, check out the list of New Year’s resolutions for business owners.

  1. Put important dates on yo...
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Economic Development
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Williamsburg Drug Company Opens Jamestown Road Location

Williamsburg Drug Company - Jamestown Road sign

James City County is pleased to announce that Williamsburg Drug Company (WDC) has opened a new location at 1310 Jamestown Road. WDC’s Jamestown Road location is a full service pharmacy offering prescriptions, professional nutraceuticals and aromatherapy. ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 18, 2019

News from the Economic Development Authority

Economic Development Authority logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County approved its 2020 meeting calendar at its December organizational meeting. The monthly EDA meetings will occur on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. Meetings are held in the main confere...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Wins Three Golden Tap Awards

Billsburg Brewery Golden Tap Awards

On Dec. 10, Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) won three Golden Tap Awards from Veer Magazine. Billsburg received a silver medal in the “International Lager” category for Juan’s Night Stand Cerveza and two bronze medals for Pale Bitter European Beer (...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Featured Property: 1709 Endeavor Drive in the James River Commerce Center

1709 Endeavor Drive building

Property includes 70,000 square feet (SF) in a single story industrial facility located on 5.61 acres of land. Property is located in the James River Commerce Center on Route 60. This property is zoned as M-2 and was built in 2007.

Property Features

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