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Thank you for choosing Hampton! As a robust waterfront city in southeastern Virginia, it has caught the attention of top businesses and developers from around the country
Anchored by aerospace and defense facilities, major medical centers, and higher education, Hampton attracts a highly educated workforce and high-tech businesses to its business parks, Downtown, and Coliseum Central Business District. Combine Hampton's location, abundant waterfront, thriving business clusters, successful retail developments, and it's easy to see why so many companies are choosing Hampton.
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Streamlined permitting process helps developers, contractors
Feb. 10, 2016 - At a briefing Wednesday City Council was told that centralizing Hampton’s development permitting into one place - the Development Services Center - has streamlined the process for developers and improved the city's response. News release
ivWatch earns Governor's Award for Science Innovation
Feb. 5, 2016 - ivWatch will receive one of Virginia's 2016 Outstanding STEM Awards, announced Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Science Museum of Virginia Chief Wonder Officer Richard C. Conti. The company has announced it is moving its headquarters to Hampton. Read on...
Langley credit union builds new Coliseum branch
Feb. 6, 2016 - Langley Federal Credit Union has begun construction on a new branch in Coliseum Central. Hampton Economic Development Director Leonard Sledge said the building maintains a premier branch in the city and opens up nearby land for development. News release
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