Posted on: December 11, 2017

Governor McDonnell outlines business policy to CEOs

Speaking to the Virginia Council of CEOs last Thursday, Gov. Bob McDonnell said that he wants to create a favorable playing field for Virginia businesses by limiting taxation, regulation, litigation and unionization.

McDonnell also said that he has asked t...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Virginia Vermiculite wins award for the best non-coal reclamation project in the United States

The Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC) recently announced the recipients of its annual national reclamation awards.  The 2012 winner in the noncoal category is the R.E. Sansom Mine and Mill of Virginia Vermiculite, LLC located in Louisa ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2017

New Report Outlines Economic Development Opportunities

The Louisa County Department of Economic Development announces the release of the Comprehensive Target Markets Report, which identifies target industry groups for future business recruitment efforts in the county. 

Target industry groups were eval...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Virginia ranks No. 1 in business competitiveness

Site Selection magazine has ranked Virginia No.1 in its 2011 Competitiveness Award. States were evaluated against a set of 10 factors. Ranking criteria focused mainly on new and expanded facility announcements; they also looked at factors such as total nu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Qbase-McNeil Integrated Solutions Joint Venture (QMIS) Wins $360 Million Contract with U.S. ICE

Qbase, LLC and AECOM Technology Corporation (formerly known as McNeil Technologies) have announced their Qbase-McNeil Integrated Solutions (QMIS) Joint Venture has been awarded a 6 year, $360 million contract with the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement ...

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Economic Development