TBIC Member

Contact

Amy N. Parkhurst Senior Vice President, Business Develpoment
 

www.hreda.com aparkhurst@hreda.com 001-757-664-2631
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Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA)

Hampton Roads

Located in the mid-Atlantic, the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (the Alliance) represents 11 communities in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area. Their mission is to attract, grow and retain high wage industries, talent and jobs. The Alliance serves as the region’s single point of contact for corporate and site location consultant inquiries, seeking assistance with real estate site selection, data analysis, workforce development, educational resources, business services and more.

The region, often referred to as Hampton Roads, is located in the business-friendly Commonwealth of Virginia, approximately 300 kilometers from Washington, D.C. The region is home to The Port of Virginia, which features the best natural deep water harbor on the East Coast with its unobstructed, ice-free harbor and 50 feet deep channels.

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Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA)

Community Profile

Population

1,725,000

GDP per Capita

47,400 $

Workforce

867,800

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Data / IT, Food / Beverage Processing, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA)

Amy N. Parkhurst Senior Vice President, Business Develpoment

www.hreda.com aparkhurst@hreda.com 001-757-664-2631

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Stihl Incorporated (Germany) Manufacturer of outdoor power equipment 2,000+
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. (Germany) Manufacturer for automotive componentscontractor and equipment repair 500+
Liebherr USA, Co. (Germany) Manufacturer of mining trucks and construction equipment 500+
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA (Luxembourg) Processor of roast and ground coffee products 300+
INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc. (Germany) Integrated planning, dispatch, telematics and ticketing systems for buses and trains 50+