8 December 2016

Collaboration in Southeast Community Partners Join to Build 95,000 Square-Foot Building in Brooks Crossing

The City of Newport News, its Economic Development Authority, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Southeast Commerce Center Associates, L.L.C. (SECCA) gathered today to announce an agreement on a collaborative partnership to construct a 95,000 square-foot office building in the Brooks Crossing development in the Southeast Community of Newport News. SECCA is the entity formed between former […]


15 July 2016

Local Group Invests $64 Million in Mixed-Use Portfolio in City Center at Oyster Point

Newport News, VA – Pointe Hope, LLC and the City of Newport News are pleased to announce the acquisition of a nine-building office and retail mixed-use portfolio in City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News, Virginia. Pointe Hope, an investment group led by former Newport News Mayor Joseph Ritchie (an original founding partner of […]


7 July 2016

Newport News Shipbuilding Announces Expansion in Oakland Industrial Park

Newport News Shipbuilding today announced a 52,000-square-foot expansion of Newport News Industrial Corporation’s (NNI) headquarters located in Oakland Industrial Park. The facility will be expanded to house production areas, heavy cranes and plate-forming equipment. The expansion will support the company’s heavy steel fabrication in the commercial nuclear power industry and will create at least 120 […]


5 July 2016

Downtown Reimagined

Downtowns, Main Streets, and city centers across the country possible_future_downtown_SCare witnessing a renaissance. As more Americans choose the convenience and connectivity of walkable neighborhoods and downtowns, cities are seeing new businesses, restaurants, and shops open in areas that were formerly vacant or economically distressed. This movement presents an economic opportunity for cities like Newport News. […]


30 June 2016

Progress Continues on VDOT I-64 Widening Project

The Interstate 64 Widening Project in York and James City counties and Newport News will increase vehicle capacity, resulting in immediate congestion relief along one of the most heavily traveled and congested highway corridors on the Virginia Peninsula. The project is divided into three segments, and improvements include widening I-64 from four lanes to six […]


29 June 2016

2nd Annual World Arts Celebration to be Held at City Center at Oyster Point

*Rescheduled* July 16th  4:00-9:00 PM, City Center at Oyster Point, Fountain Park, Newport News   Set in the beautiful Fountain Park, the second annual World Arts Celebration will allow patrons to explore heritage far and near. Experience a day of free family fun with music from around the world, international food, an artisan village and hands-on […]


29 June 2016

City Receives $500,000 HUD Planning Grant

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority have been awarded a $500,000 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help revitalize and transform a portion of the Southeast Community. This planning grant will enable the City to develop a community-driven plan for […]


16 June 2016

Newport News Supports Small Businesses with Loan Programs and Incentives

The City of Newport News and its Economic Development Authority have loan programs for small businesses ranging from $2,000 up to $250,000. These loans and incentives provide support to companies creating jobs and making capital investments in the City and may be used to purchase fixed assets, inventory and working capital. Another incentive available is […]


14 June 2016

Newport News Highlighted for Great Outdoors Month in Virginia

June is Great Outdoors Month in Virginia, so there’s no better time to introduce a new video that celebrates the natural beauty found in Newport News! Dubbed Love NN, this video shows friends and family members spending quality time together – camping, fishing, biking, boating, and more – in various locations throughout the city. In […]


23 May 2016

Newport News Recognized in National Magazine as a Place Where Great Things Are Happening

Newport News’ rich heritage, cultural diversity, economic development and bright future are all featured in this month’s Business View Magazine. With more than 400,000 executive subscribers across the United States and Canada, Business View Magazine, a global leader in business, news and opinion, is read by some of the most influential decision-makers driving today’s economy. […]