Business Incentives

During the initial four years of this program, we have approved and awarded 149 grants in the amount of $245,617.00. Private investment totals $6,213,747.00 from new and expanding businesses.

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Free Business Consulting

Jim Carroll, executive director of the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center, is Gloucester for private consulting appointments every month! Meetings are free and held at the Gloucester Library on Main Street. Contact Economic Development to schedule an appointment.

Free Business Consulting Appointments
March 19 by appointment
Gloucester Library, 6920 Main St, Gloucester

Monthly e-Newsletter

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Business Directory

An up-to-date and comprehensive directory of small businesses in Gloucester County! Whether you are looking for a great lunch, a haircut, or a veterinarian, you will find it here. Please contact us Opens a New Window.   with any updates or additions.

Opportunity Zone

Gloucester County is one of the 212 sites that the U.S. Department of Treasury designated as Virginia’s Qualified Opportunity Zones. The Opportunity Zone covers Gloucester Point up to Ordinary, Virginia as seen on the map to your left. For information on the opportunity zone in Gloucester County please click here Economic Development        Home-Based Business Conference 2020Go here to sign up for the Home-Based Business Conference today!.  

For general information on Opportunity Zones please click here.