City of Buena Vista Receives Industrial Revitalization Funds

Posted on April 15, 2024

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced over $10 million for seven Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) grants for the cities of Buena Vista, Martinsville and Petersburg, and the towns of Blackstone, Halifax, Lawrenceville and Wytheville. The seven awarded projects will create over 330 jobs and 87 new housing units, as well as leverage an additional […]

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Cities of Harrisonburg and Waynesboro Receive Community Economic Development (CEDA) Awards

Posted on March 20, 2024

Charlottesville, Virginia (March 14, 2024) — Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) awarded its 2024 Community Economic Development Awards (CEDA) to six communities in the Commonwealth for initiatives that advance economic viability through economic and community development programs. The CEDA program recognizes best practices and exceptional contributions for the following efforts: business retention and expansion, business […]

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Logan’s Sausage Company to open manufacturing plant in Strasburg

Posted on March 7, 2024

Ryan Fitzmaurice, The Northern Virginia Daily March 6, 2024 Logan’s Sausage Company, a growing family business out of Alexandria, is expanding its operations to Strasburg. The company agreed in October to a $500,000 purchase of just under 25 acres within the Northern Shenandoah Business Park to construct a food manufacturing facility. The company produces more […]

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Thermal Management Solutions Leader Modine to Expand in Virginia

Posted on March 7, 2024

RICHMOND, VA – (March 5, 2024) Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Modine, a diversified global leader in innovative thermal management solutions, will invest $18.1 million to expand its Rockbridge County operation to increase capacity for the production of data center cooling equipment. The project will create 211 new jobs. “Virginia continues to be the epicenter for […]

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Officials Break Ground on Future Buc-ee’s Location in Rockingham County

Posted on February 1, 2024

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) – One of the most famous travel centers in the country is coming to Rockingham County. The excitement around Buc-ee’s has been stirring for months and Tuesday ground was officially broken. The 74,000-square-foot building will be filled with beef jerky, brisket, Beaver Nuggets and the world’s cleanest bathrooms. “This is a […]

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Northrop Grumman to Establish a New Advanced Electronics Manufacturing and Testing Facility in Virginia

Posted on November 14, 2023

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), a global aerospace and defense technology company, will invest more than $200 million to establish a new advanced electronics manufacturing and testing facility in the City of Waynesboro, where more than 300 jobs will be created during the next five years as the state-of-the-art […]

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Winter Economic Development Forum Featuring Page County

Posted on February 15, 2023

Shenandoah Valley Partnership hosted a Winter Economic Development Forum early in February featuring Page County. Guests included Page County Economic Development and Tourism director Nina Fox and Page County Board of Supervisors member Mark Stroupe, as well as Page County EDA Member Dennis Fleming and owner of Shenandoah-based KVK Precision Specialties Jeff Vaughan. SVP Executive […]

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Governor Youngkin Announces Amazon to Create 500 New Jobs in Augusta County

Posted on February 23, 2022

Governor Youngkin Announces Amazon to Create 500 New Jobs in Augusta County. New 1 million-square-foot non-sortable fulfillment center will pick, pack, and ship larger-sized customer items. Date: February 23, 2022 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Amazon will launch a new 1 million-square-foot non-sortable fulfillment center in Augusta County. The facility at 32 […]

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Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training

Posted on October 5, 2021

Participants paid to train for manufacturing jobs, guaranteed interviews with 7 companies Date: October 5, 2021 WEYERS CAVE VA – Offering paid training and a chance to interview with seven manufacturing companies, Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training is a new program provided by Blue Ridge Community College aimed at bringing awareness to modern manufacturing in […]

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Governor Northam Announces Italian Cured Meats Producer to Establish First U.S. Operation in Virginia

Posted on September 30, 2021

Veronesi Holding S.p.A. to invest in new production facility in Rockingham County, creating more than 150 new jobs over the next four years Date: September 30, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Italy-based Veronesi Holding S.p.A., a leading manufacturer and producer of cured meats, will establish its first U.S. production operation. This investment in […]

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