Doing Business

  1. Community Profile

    Community Profile

    Get an overview of the City of Hampton's demographics, labor market and other community components.

  2. Key Industries

    Key Industries

    Hampton has caught the attention of top businesses and developers from around the country. Industries such as Aerospace, Homeland Defense Security and Retail contribute to the unique mix of growing and established business clusters.

  3. Workforce


    Higher education and workforce training and development opportunities abound in Hampton and the surrounding region, offering the skilled and educated workers needed in any business environment.

  4. Business Incubators

    Business Incubators

    For centuries, Hampton’s thriving economy has supported business growth and innovation. Local business incubators offer assistance with tackling some of the most challenging issues entrepreneurs and start-ups encounter.

  5. Start or Grow a Business

    Start or Grow a Business

    Our city is committed to helping new and start-up businesses succeed by connecting them with important tools and information. It’s no secret that growing a successful business is often a combination of hard work, good planning and access to the right resources. This combination can make a significant difference in the outcome for your new business.

  6. Grant, Loan, & Incentive Programs

    Grant, Loan, & Incentive Programs

    Hampton offers a range of incentive programs and services to meet the needs of existing businesses that are expanding and new businesses in the City.

  7. SWaM Business

    SWaM Business

    Our Minority Business Program is dedicated to increasing opportunities for minority and woman-owned businesses.

  8. Transportation


    Two-thirds of the nation’s population is within a day’s drive of Hampton. Our Mid-Atlantic location provides convenient access to major US and world Markets via major interstate highways, rail service, two international airports and commercial waterways.