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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Businesses Can Receive 10 hours of Free Counseling

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The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary and the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center (HRSBDC) have formed a partnership to provide consulting services to small business owners in the Hampton Roads area through a newly-form...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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The Office of Economic Development has compiled a list of resources for businesses in James City County. This list will be updated as new resources are available.For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in James City County, please visit the Cou...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 19, 2020

New Appointment to Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed Brandon Nice to the EDA. Nice will serve through May 2021.Nice is the Vice President of Construction Operations for David Nice Bui...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 15, 2020

James City County Allocates $500,000 to Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

James City County is pleased to announce that it has allocated $500,000 to the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. At their May 12 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated savings from the Capital Improvements fund to support a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Takeout Tuesday

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As we continue to adapt to our "new normal," why not start a new tradition with Takeout Tuesday? Enjoy lunch or dinner at home with family from a local James City County restaurant. Many local restaurants are offering curbside pick-up and delive...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Owners of Businesses Closed due to COVID-19 Should Flush Plumbing Systems before Workers Return

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(Hampton Roads, Va., May 8, 2020) – Directors of Hampton Roads’ water utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishm...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Habitat ReStore on Jamestown Road Launches Online Store

Habitat ReStore E-Store

Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Habitat Restore), located at 1303 Jamestown Road in the Colony Square Shopping Center, recently launched an online store to allow customers to shop during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new online store allows customers to purch...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund Launches Partnership with the Virginia 30 Day Fund

Greater Williamsburg Business Relief Fund

The Greater Williamsburg Partnership (GWP) and the Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) are pleased to announce the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund in partnership with the Economic Development Authorities of the City of Williamsburg, Ja...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment Supply Resources for Manufacturers and Businesses

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Manufacturers and businesses may need resources for purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to protect their employees. The websites below may be of assistance if your business needs PPE.

State Resource

The Emergency Vendor List in...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Small Business Administration Programs - Scams and Fraud Alerts

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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recognizes that these are unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel C...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dredging to Make Virginia the East Coast’s Deepest Port is Underway

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The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water in early December 2019 to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule.“This project, combined with all of the inv...

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Economic Development