Portsmouth Economic Development Report

Portsmouth Economic Development Report

The New Portsmouth offers efficient Mobility via improved Infrastructure that ties our roads, rails, waterways, and people together. Thanks to our central location, you have access to the entire region’s dependable and trainable Workforce, as well as effective access...

Portsmouth Looks to Fill Empty Spaces Downtown

Inside Business Economic Development By Briana Adhikusuma With empty storefronts mixed in among businesses along High Street in downtown Portsmouth, the city is looking ahead to fill those vacant spaces. A big loss on the horizon is the three-story, 33,000-square-foot...

Kalmar USA Expands Operations in City of Portsmouth

(PORTSMOUTH, VA – March 1, 2018) – The City of Portsmouth’s Department of Economic Development announced Kalmar USA Inc., a cargo handling solutions business, will expand its operations in Portsmouth’s Midtown business district in March 2018. Kalmar USA Inc., an...

12 Hours in Portsmouth’s Olde Towne

By Jonathan Black PORTSMOUTH – There’s a deep history among the bars and restaurants of Portsmouth’s High Street and its surrounding area. Homes dating back to the 18th century line the streets of Olde Towne, while the occasional blast of a ship horn sounds from...

Portsmouth Distillery Plans to Open in Mid-October

INSIDE BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT By Briana Adhikusuma It’s been around three years since Skyler Pittman first ventured into opening his own distillery. And now that he’s getting closer to opening in mid-October, Pittman said he hopes he won’t cry when the doors...

InterChange Warehouse Begins to Take Shape

INSIDE BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT By Briana Adhikusuma The sound of cranes moving around large, steel structures and the steady beeping sound of construction vehicles in reverse could be heard as a new warehouse began to take shape July 18 in Portsmouth. The...