Archive for the ‘Development’ Category

The Best Resources for Growing Your Business Well in Lynchburg
Posted By carrot on July 19, 2018
When you start a business, there’s plenty of excitement, adrenaline and ambition at the beginning. But then you get one year or a couple of years into your business and…
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BWXT Announces Strategic Acquisition of Sotera Health’s Nordion Medical Isotope Business
Posted By carrot on May 30, 2018
Lynchburg-based BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sotera Health’s Nordion medical isotope business. This acquisition accelerates and de-risks BWXT’s entrance into…
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Environmental Protection Agency Awards Second Brownfields Assessment Grant to the City of Lynchburg
Posted By carrot on April 26, 2018
The Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg (the EDA) has again been selected to receive $300,000 in assessment grants from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue to…
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Lynchburg’s Community Access Network Expands Local Healthcare
Posted By carrot on January 30, 2017
A major change to healthcare has started in Downtown Lynchburg. The Community Access Network (CAN) is an integrated medical and behavioral health provider, primarily serving uninsured and underinsured children and…
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Office of Economic Development Releases Annual Report
Posted By carrot on October 30, 2016
Last year was a positive year for the City of Lynchburg's economy. The City's economic investments resulted in new opportunities for entrepreneurs and big businesses, a renewed Enterprise Zone, and several other notable…
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City of Lynchburg’s Office of Economic Development Releases 2015-2016 Annual Report (Part 2/2)
Posted By carrot on August 25, 2016
Economic Development Programs The Office of Economic Development works to build a range of local programs and incentives to create and retain jobs, improve Lynchburg's infrastructure and assets, and invest in…
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The Craft Crucible woodworking shop to open in Midtown Lynchburg this fall
Posted By carrot on August 10, 2016
Randy Smith purchased the former Campbell Payne building on Thurman Avenue last November, and plans to open The Craft Crucible doors this fall. In 2008, Randy Smith left the corporate world, where he…
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How Enterprise Zones can benefit your Lynchburg Business
Posted By carrot on June 27, 2016
Lynchburg, Virginia has two Commonwealth of Virginia Enterprise Zones: #2 and #46. These zones span 4,200 acres of commerical property in Lynchburg. The program is managed by the Virginia Department of Housing &…
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Local business N.B. Handy celebrates 125 Years
Posted By carrot on April 20, 2016
On April 1st, 1891, a man named Nathan B. Handy opened the doors to his new business in Lynchburg, Virginia. When N.B. Handy was founded, the company primarily served the roofing…
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City of Lynchburg Awarded an Industrial Revitalization Fund Grant for Academy of Music Theatre
Posted By carrot on March 02, 2016
On Monday, Governor McAuliffe announced that the Lynchburg Economic Development Authority was awarded a grant for $186,000 from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF)…
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