• +1 (757) 664-4338

In addition to the location-based Enterprise Zone Program, Virginia offers a variety of performance-based incentives, designed to target the needs of businesses and the development plans of localities and the state. The following is a list of incentives offered by the Commonwealth.   Learn more about these programs here.

Tax Incentives
-Corporate Income Tax Incentives
-Property Tax Incentives
-Sales and Use Tax Exemptions
Enterprise Zones
Technology Zones
Port of Virginia Development Zone
-Virginia Jobs Investment Program
-Virginia Community Colleges
-Workforce Investment Act
Infrastructure Incentives
-Economic Development Access Program
-Rail Industrial Access Program
-Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund
-Foreign Trade Zones
Discretionary Incentives
-Governor’s Opportunity Fund
-Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Fund
-Major Eligible Employer Grant
-Virginia Economic Development Incentive Grant
-Clean Energy Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program
Regional Assistance
-Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund
-Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority
Financial Assistance
-Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
-Community Development Block Grants
Management and Technical Support
-Center for Innovative Technology
-Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund
-VSBDC: Virginia’s Small Business Development Center Network
-International Trade

If you have any further questions, please contact the Economic Development Department at 757-664-4338.

Norfolk Department of Economic Development Mission

Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.

Contact Info

(757) 664-4338
500 East Main Street
Suite 1500
Norfolk, VA 23510

Staff Details

Chuck Rigney
Director of Economic Development

Newsletter sign-up

Sign up for Norfolk Development E-news