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Waterside District

  • Renovation and reinvention of Waterside by The Cordish Company
  • Opened May 11, 2017

Norfolk The Main Hotel Conference Center

  • Gold Key I PHR Hotels development; opened March 2017
  • 23-story full service hotel fronting Main, Granby and Plume streets
  • State-of-the-art conference center
  • Three restaurants

Simon Premium Outlets

  • Simon Property Group to invest $75 million in upscale next generation of designer shopping
  • Estimates are 90-120 retail stores
  • Created 300 construction jobs, 800 permanent jobs
  • Development  preserves much of the Lake Wright Golf Course as public open space including the lake with walking trails, kayak launch and more planned
  • Opening June 2017

Norfolk Department of Economic Development Mission

Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.

Contact Info

(757) 664-4338
500 East Main Street
Suite 1500
Norfolk, VA 23510

Staff Details

Chuck Rigney
Director of Economic Development

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