Newport News Breaks Boundaries & Drives Global Competitiveness

Wherever you’re from, you’re home in Newport News. Our diverse and welcoming community is a perfect fit for companies and workers who value an all-encompassing worldview. 

Relocating to a major metropolitan area doesn’t have to be part of the equation for international competitiveness. Our City offers connectivity, resources and accessibility of a major hub without the hefty cost or crowd. On average, Newport News citizens enjoy 50% lower cost of living than those in New York City, and business taxes, energy costs and other labor fees are extremely reasonable. Newport News’ central east coast location and airport ensure that travel for you and those trying to reach you is simple. And the deepwater Port of Virginia combined with a robust rail system will help move your products throughout the U.S. eastern seaboard and around the globe. 

Our Newport News Economic development team offers one-stop solutions to prepare your firm for success. From initial inquiry until your project is in operation - and well beyond - staff members individually support your business. Our team provides personalized site selection advisory and on-location tours as well as full project coordination and technical assistance to guide you through the licensing and permitting process. Plus, we work with a vast network of resource partners to help with workforce planning, financial services and consulting.


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