Essential Resources to Help Your Business Excel

Newport News is a great place for your business. The City is committed to helping new and existing businesses grow and flourish, from financial, information and technical assistance programs and roundtable discussions through our Business Visitation Program to a wide variety of incentives available to new and expanding businesses.

As the fourth largest city in Hampton Roads and the sixth largest city in Virginia, Newport News is a diverse and vibrant metropolitan city, with the conveniences of a small, navigable town. Virginia has been ranked as one of the top states for business.

There are several reasons why your business belongs in Newport News.

  • A Resilient and Innovative Economy
  • Favorable Labor Climate
  • Highly Productive Workforce
  • Outstanding Quality of Life
  • Nationally Recognized Schools

The business resources provided by the Economic Development Authority and Industrial Development Authority are here to help your business thrive in Newport News.

Get Your Start at Brooks Crossing Innovation + Opportunity Center

The Brooks Crossing Innovation + Opportunity Center (BCIOC) is a unique career and active learning center offering opportunities for visitors in a modern facility of state-of-the-art equipment and experienced professionals. Conveniently located at 550 30th Street, Suite 101 & 102, within the Southeast Community at the Brooks Crossing shopping center, BCIOC operates on the first floor of a new, four-story office building adjacent to Newport News Shipbuilding’s digital shipbuilding offices on the upper floors.

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Where Entrepreneurs Come To Work

The Offices @ Two Five & J (The Offices) offers a shared, community-driven coworking space to local entrepreneurs and small businesses and connects them to additional business assistance resources and opportunities in the Hampton Roads area. Memberships at The Offices are available to Newport News businesses and Newport News residents actively establishing a business. The Offices offer the use of a business address, shared open area, conference room, dedicated desks, as well as shared and private office options.

Business Resources