Mayor favors ‘Coastal Virginia’ as the region’s new moniker
Some in Hampton Roads want to change its name to one that more effectively identifies the region.
People want fun, hands-on conferences that give them instructive takeaways
People want fun, hands-on conferences that give them instructive takeaways.
Fast-growing Suffolk is attracting high-tech businesses
Suffolk Community Profile
Spiraling crime, poverty, dilapidated buildings, decrepit thoroughfares and an overall sense of despair have long defined Newport News’ East End.
Developer Bruce Thompson takes on renovation of one of Hampton Roads’ most beloved hotels
After two decades of replacing outdated oceanfront hotels with upscale, contemporary buildings, developer Bruce L. Thompson is about to take on the biggest project of his life: a nearly $260 million plan that includes the renovation of one of Virginia Beach’s most iconic properties, The Cavalier Hotel.
Rejection of competing bids doesn’t mean business as usual
After considering bids from private firms to operate the Port of Virginia, the board opted to keep Virginia International Terminals at the helm.
Cuts spark discussion about diversifying area economy
Hampton Roads civic and business leaders are trying to attract a new breed of entrepreneurs to the Southeast’s eighth largest metropolitan region.
Developments planned for Norfolk and Virginia Beach
Several high-profile projects in Norfolk and Virginia Beach have gotten the green light
Today’s conventions stress community service and team building
These days, convention delegates could find themselves picking up trash along the Chesapeake Bay, feeding the homeless or cutting grass at a local youth shelter.
Community service projects ― as well as the chance to inspire team building through cooking classes, wine-tasting seminars and outdoor recreational activities ― are part of a growing trend at meetings and conventions.
Chesapeake is an economic force but still has growing pains
Chesapeake community profile.