Both traditional and emerging industries have a home in the City of Portsmouth. With a highly skilled and exceptionally trained workforce, a robust infrastructure serving multiple industries, and a passionate community to support business efforts, Portsmouth is the smart move for business.
Portsmouth is home to every industry and niche from Virginia’s first medical CBD dispensary to offshore wind manufacturing and service to small, women, and minority-owned businesses that are setting a new standard in retail, technology, and more.
Providing businesses with proximity to the Port of Virginia, multiple waterfront project sites, convenient rail access, robust digital infrastructure, and more, a Portsmouth business location provides a quality foundation for all industries.
Key Industries that Call Portsmouth Home:
- Maritime and logistics
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Small Business
- Modeling, Simulation, and technology
- Specialty Retail
- Information Services
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