New Kent County, Virginia  Economic Development Authority

Build Your Business in New Kent County, Virginia

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weir-creek-new-kent-countyv3Strategically located between two of the nation's most dynamic MSA's; Richmond-Petersburg and Williamsburg-Hampton Roads, New Kent County offers an open and relaxed atmosphere yet with the services and pleasures of an urban community.

Dynamic MSA's

Strategically located between two of the nations most dynamic MSA's; Richmond and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, New Kent County offers an open and relaxed atmosphere yet with the services and pleasures of an urban community. Richmond is 15 miles west, Williamsburg is 15 miles east, Norfolk is 60 miles southeast, and Washington D.C. is 100 miles north; Atlanta, New York and Boston are within 500 miles. Of particular importance is New Kent’s access to two labor markets with broad based skills, a variety of educational institutions and the unusual resource of a large, retired (but young) military population.

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Location & Infrastructure

New Kent County, Virginia is at the Center of the East Coast, within 750 miles of over 55% of the nation’s population and nearly 60% of its personal income and consumer expenditures. It’s bisected east to west by I-64 with four high-traffic count exits; for north-south movement Interstate 295 is within three miles. For businesses of varying sizes and types, New Kent has the advanced utilities, communications and transportation networks necessary to support future commercial needs.

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Growing

Recognized as the fifth fastest growing localities in Virginia and certainly one of the fastest growing in the United States, New Kent County is a modern and dynamic community. The county offers a beautiful setting for living and working in an uncongested environment. Despite trying national economic conditions, New Kent has maintained population growth, business investment, and positive economic activity since the downturn began in 2008.  In fact, between 2010 and 2015, New Kent’s population grew by a little over 2,000, an increase of 11.1%

With its four I-64 Exits in Eastern Central Virginia, New Kent’s geographic location in the Mid-Atlantic is convenient for warehouse/transportation, industrial/manufacturing and other diverse commercial activity.

Please check us out, review this website, gain a feel for the many opportunities available for doing business in New Kent County, and then pay us a visit, we’d be proud to show you around.

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New Kent County, Virginia is at the Center of the East Coast and within 750 miles of over 55% of the nation’s population and nearly 60% of the nation’s personal income and consumer expenditures