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Advanced Manufacturing

Newport News’s commitment to Advanced Manufacturing starts young. Our enviable offering of trade schools and workforce education programs means a highly capable talent pool for your company to tap into. You may also choose to strengthen your own workforce with these programs. Thomas Nelson Community College has a leading Workforce Development program, designed for individuals or organizations large and small. Beyond education and training, your company can take advantage of tax incentives that help industrial companies make the most of their money.

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Technology

If you are thinking about starting a tech company in Newport News, you aren’t the first. Industry leaders like NASA and Canon call the Newport News area home. And we recently unveiled the TechCenter: over 1 million square feet of collaborative office, retail and research space in partnership with technology leaders, like the world-renowned Jefferson Lab and Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Best of all, the City is committed to helping you get started with several tech incentives, including a business license tax abatement of 50% for a period of 10 years.

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April 20, 2018

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Aviation & Aerospace

You’d be hard-pressed to find a location more ideal for aerospace and aviation companies. Centrally located in the heart of Hampton Roads, you’re a short distance from military bases and the major airports in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, and D.C. Alcoa Howmet and NASA Langley Research Center are right down the street, and our sensors and radar industry is thriving. Because of our location and existing industries, you’ll find tens of thousands of trained military workers who are well versed in the industry and ready to work for you.

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March 8, 2021
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Seafood Industrial Park Secures VPA Grant

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Food & Beverage Processing

Thinking of relocating? If your business is part of Virginia’s $25.2 billion food and beverage processing industry, you couldn’t hope for a site that is better connected and more centralized than Newport News—that’s why leading companies like Smithfield Foods, Anheuser-Busch inBev and High Liner Foods are located in the area. Need employees? Our nationally recognized education system keeps local businesses supplied with skilled workers, who also come from among the ranks of veterans exiting the military. Want easy access? With six major interstate highways, an extensive railroad network, three international airports and the deep-water Port of Virginia, the Newport News food and beverage processing industry is in close contact with the world.

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Enterprise Zones Made Easy

We've launched an interactive tool to provide businesses with the most accurate, up-to-date information on Newport News Enterprise Zones!

This interactive site will allow you to explore Enterprise Zones and apply for state and local incentives. The zones provide flexibility based on the size, needs and aspirations of your company. We’re here to ensure your investment in Newport News exceeds your expectations.

Applications are due: April 1, 2021

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Our International Business Support Drives Your Global Success

Newport News isn’t just located in the center of the east coast—it’s at the center of the international business world. Newport News already boasts a variety of leading international businesses and we're always ready to welcome more. Read more about how our ample infrastructure, top-tier accessibility and diverse community can position your company for growth on American soil and help your success reach all ends of the Earth.

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On Friday, 4/16 from 9-10am join our panel of experts to learn more about how to successfully participate in Dominion Energy's procurement process.

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On Friday, 4/16 from 9-10am join our panel of experts to learn more about how to successfully participate in Dominion Energys procurement process. 

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Here in Newport News we’re lucky to have a wealth of options when it come to health care. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, a leader in providing home-oriented birthing environments, is one of those options!

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Here in Newport News we’re lucky to have a wealth of options when it come to health care. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, a leader in providing home-oriented birthing environments, is one of those options! 

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Newport News by the Numbers

3 Area Airports
50 K-College Educational Options
4 Hospitals & Major Medical Centers
20 International Companies
13 Locally Brewed Craft Beers & 1 90-proof Bourbon Whisky
42,720’ of Rail Track Serving Newport News Marine Terminal