Office of Economic Development

October 2018

Publix Ribbon Cutting

Publix Opens in the Monticello Marketplace

Publix has opened their new store at 4660 Monticello Avenue in the Monticello Marketplace. This is the first Publix store in Hampton Roads. The store is just over 62,000 square feet. Continue reading
The Kensington School

Second Location of The Kensington School Opens

The Kensington School held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their second location at Hickory Neck Episcopal Church at 8300 Richmond Road in Toano. The Kensington School is a pre-school and childhood development center. The Kensington School has an existing location at 3435 John Tyler Highway. Continue reading
ChefsGO 1.0 Student

2019 ChefsGO 1.0 Program Now Accepting Applications  

Applications are now being accepted for ChefsGO 1.0, a culinary kickstart program that provides 11 weeks of classroom and hands-on kitchen training, taught by local professional chefs in partnership with Thomas Nelson Community College. Continue reading
Manufacturing Day 2018

WJCC Students Visit JCC Businesses for Sixth Manufacturing Day

The sixth annual Manufacturing Day was hosted in James City County on Friday, Oct. 5. Students from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools visited Anheuser-Busch, Owens-Illinois, Coresix Precision Glass, Ball Corporation, Nicewood Enterprises and Printpack, all in James City County, for Manufacturing Day. Students also visited the James City County Five Forks Water Treatment Plant. Continue reading
Economic Development Authority

Economic Development Authority Revises Meeting Calendar 

At their Oct. 11 meeting, the Economic Development Authority (EDA) revised its remaining 2018 meeting dates. Continue reading


Featured Property: 3000 John Deere Road in Toano, VA

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 and is zoned as PUD-C and was formerly used as a hardwood flooring distribution plant and corporate headquarters. Property is available starting January 2020 for a lease rate of $4.25 per square foot. More information

For inquiries, please contact Derek Anderson, Vice President at Binswanger at or call 704-972-2023.

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