About EDA

Let Us Be Your Launchpad

Considering a future in Newport News? Well consider us at your beck and call. We are the Economic Development Authorities, and our sole mission is to connect you to the resources you need to launch or grow your venture in Newport News.

Whether you’re just laying out your business plan, dipping a toe in the permit process, taking on a large scale infrastructure project, or looking to deepen relationships with the business community, our team can point you in the right direction and support you the whole way. When you start with the EDA, you’ll be growing faster and have a clear path to your future.

Learn more about our City “Where Great Things are Happening” in the 2017 Annual Report.


The core mission of the Newport News Economic and Industrial Development Authorities is to grow and diversify the tax and employment base of the City of Newport News.


  • Attract new businesses and industries to Newport News
  • Create new jobs and retain existing jobs
  • Retain and expand current businesses
  • Promote revitalization of Newport News

Success Stories

April 28, 2017

Custom Vinyl Products

April 9, 2017


April 9, 2017

Advanced Technologies Incorporated

April 9, 2017

Beth Moore and Associates, CPAs

March 31, 2017

KATO Fastening Systems

March 24, 2017

Blue Harvest Fisheries, LLC Marine Services division

March 17, 2017


March 9, 2017

Mühlbauer, Inc.

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