This department of the City of Chesapeake develops and implements programs which encourage industry and business to locate within the city. It serves as a liaison between businesses and the City of Chesapeake. If you need to obtain demographic and market data, information on business sites or locations, sources for business incentive programs, business and industry assistance, and/or tourism facts and figures, contact: Department of Economic Development 676 Independence Parkway, Suite 200 Chesapeake, VA 23320 Phone: 757-382-8040 Fax: 757-382-8050 Department of Economic Development website
Chamber of Commerce
The Hampton Roads Chamber is an excellent resource for further assistance concerning governmental regulations to begin or expand your business.