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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Pitch Perfect Events Return in Preparation for Start Peninsula

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Pitch Perfect events will return in preparation for the November event. Pitch Perfect events provide training on how to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds while including the necessary elements and delive...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Kristi’s in the Burg Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

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James City County is pleased to announce that Kristi’s in the Burg celebrated their anniversary of being open with a ribbon cutting. Kristi’s in the Burg is a bakery and sweets shop located at 5242 Olde Towne Road, Suite 10. Kristi’s in the Burg is owned ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Launches E-Commerce

Sweethaven Mercantile Shop photo by Lindsey Lyons Photography

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) is pleased to announce they have launched e-commerce for their small batch, all-natural lavender products. A variety of Sweethaven skincare, culinary and lavender products including small or large dried bou...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Manufacturing Day in Williamsburg, VA

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This article is by Glen Marshall. Glenn Marshall is a Newport News Shipbuilding Career Pathway volunteer, who is leading the AME North America MFG Day initiatives in conjunction with the National Association for Manufacturers. You may email Mr. M...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its 8th annual event to Hampton, VA. Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus. Start Peninsu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

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Economic Development is pleased to announce a new initiative to feature County-based businesses in its communications and outreach. Businesses located in James City County are invited to complete an online survey. Submissions will be used to curate conten...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 2, 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: 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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