Archive for the ‘Development’ Category

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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National Walkability Expert, Mark Fenton, to Visit Lynchburg for Stakeholder Workshops
Posted By carrot on January 29, 2016
The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and the Work Healthy Lynchburg coalition will convene a Leadership & Policy Makers' Breakfast with national planning, transportation and public health expert and former host of PBS’s "America’s…
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Downtown Lynchburg Survey Results Published
Posted By carrot on January 14, 2016
Last fall, Lynch's Landing - in partnership with the Offices of Economic Development, Community Development and Emergency Services - embarked on a downtown survey project to better understand the growing residential population…
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DHCD to Host Enterprise Zone How-to-Qualify Workshops
Posted By carrot on December 30, 2015
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, the state agency responsible for the Enterprise Zone program, have scheduled a series of How-to-Qualify workshops around the state.  (more…)
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Gov. McAuliffe Announces Lynchburg’s Enterprise Zone Redesignation
Posted By carrot on October 20, 2015
On Tuesday, October 19th, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that Lynchburg was awarded redesignation for its Enterprise Zone. The Governor made the announcement with Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones…
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