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Business Resources

Business Organizations

Downtown Norfolk serves as home to Business Organizations committed to keeping the region competitive & providing services to businesses & community.

Downtown Norfolk Council

A private, not-for-profit organization representing the Downtown Norfolk business community and Downtown property owners, the Downtown Norfolk Council provides a wealth of valuable resources to businesses already Downtown, those interested in locating a business here, or anyone considering buying a home in the Downtown area.

208 E. Main Street, 2nd Floor
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 623-1757

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce serves the cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk and is dedicated to serving its members and communities by creating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life.

500 East Main St, Suite 700
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 622-2312

Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA) is an effective public-private partnership for the purpose of business attraction and assistance. Professional staff develops long-term relationships and assists companies with their expansion needs.

500 Main Street, Suite 1300,
Norfolk, Virginia, 23510
(757) 627-2315

Hampton Roads Partnership

The Hampton Roads Partnership is a public-private nonprofit committed to pursuing regional competitiveness for Hampton Roads and promoting regional citizenship in a dynamic global economy. The Partnership represents the citizens in ten cities, six counties, and one town in Southeastern Virginia. The Partnership facilitates regional collaboration and action resulting in a better quality of life for all of the region’s citizens.

101 West Main St, Suite 430
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 625-4696

Opportunity, Inc.

One-Stop Workforce Centers offer a variety of comprehensive services to help meet the employment needs of Hampton Roads’ residents. Through partnerships with public and private organizations, and a dedicated and professional staff, a wealth of employment services are available to employers and job seekers alike.

861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 461-7537

Government Agencies

City of Norfolk, Department of Development
999 Waterside Drive, Suite 2430
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 664-4338

Norfolk Works, City of Norfolk
100 Bank Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 763-6064

Norfolk Department of City Planning
Building Safety (Permits & Inspections)
Development Services Center
810 Union Street, 1st Floor
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 664-6565

810 Union Street
Suite 508
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
(757) 664-4752

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
901 East Cary St 
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 545-5600