SVP NEWS


Governor Northam Announces Significant Investment in Rockingham County: Merck & Co., Inc. to expand Elkton manufacturing facility, creating about 100 new jobs

Posted on May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: sclark@vedp.org Merck & Co., Inc.Contact: Pamela EiseleEmail: pamela_eisele@merck.comContact: Charles McCurdyEmail: charles.mccurdy@merck.com ELKTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Merck & Co., Inc., a publicly held global healthcare company known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, […]

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Local Airport + Major Airline Partner = A Seamless Travel Experience

Posted on April 29, 2019

The Shenandoah Valley’s infrastructure already enjoys access to miles of interstate and rail lines, a wealth of third-party logistics providers, and an inland port facility. All of these elements are complimented and enhanced by regional air service with seamless access to major markets through the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. With non-stop jet service to both […]

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$41.6 Million Dollar Investment – InterChange Cold Storage

Posted on April 29, 2019

What inspired the InterChange Group, Inc. to begin developing a 600,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility in the Shenandoah Valley?  Market access and a growing need for additional cold storage across the region. Devon Anders, President of InterChange Group, describes it this way: “With direct access to I-81 and the ocean and inland terminals of […]

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Bringing the Shore to You

Posted on April 29, 2019

Reach International Markets through the Virginia Inland Port The Virginia Inland Port (VIP) is the northern Shenandoah Valley’s link to world markets. VIP is an intermodal container transfer facility in Front Royal that is owned and operated by the Virginia Port Authority. The inland port’s strategic location between interstates 81 and 66 provides an efficient […]

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Colliers International Recognizes Shenandoah Valley/I-81 Corridor Among “10 Emerging Industrial Markets to Watch” in 2019

Posted on February 8, 2019

February 2019 Speculative development has arrived to the I-81 Shenandoah Valley Corridor with many projects either underway or in the pipeline for 2019. Prominent developers new to the market are leading the charge and will serve to transform this growing logistics market from a secondary to primary market. Click here to read the full story […]

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The Shenandoah Valley Partnership Hires Jay A. Langston As Executive Director

Posted on October 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2018 Contact: Keith May SVP Chair of Board of Directors (540) 820-7008 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) Executive Committee and Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Jay A. Langston, Ph.D., as the new executive director of the organization. Dr. Langston is coming to the SVP from the Virginia […]

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SVP Launches New Regional Economic Development Website

Posted on July 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 Contact: Cari Orebaugh Communications Manager, Shenandoah Valley Partnership (540) 568-3106 corebaugh@theshenandoahvalley.com HARRISONBURG, VA – The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP), the region’s premier economic development marketing organization, proudly announces www.theshenandoahvalley.com as its new domain name to accompany a fresh, redesigned website. The website and new URL were unveiled today at […]

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