Prince George County is a proud member of the Virginia Gateway Region. Virginia’s Gateway Region exists to enhance the economic development opportunities for the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg, and the counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex. Virginia’s Gateway Region is a private, nonprofit organization that is publicly and privately funded to facilitate new business opportunities, work with existing businesses, advance resources that will enhance the economic viability of the region and foster regional cooperation among the public and private entities that are involved in economic development activities.


VGR's one-stop convenience provides the following site location services for companies looking for a new location and for existing companies with expansion potential:
  • Site-selection assistance
  • Property information
  • Labor market analysis
  • Commercial market analysis
  • Financial contacts
  • Job-training assistance
  • Customized research
  • Build-to-suit/design-build coordination
  • Access to regulatory authorities
  • Employee recruitment assistance
  • Coordination of state and local assistance
  • Custom region and site tours
  • Meetings and introductions with business contacts
  • Facilitate discussion with government entities

Areas Served

  • Tri-Cities: Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg
  • Surrounding counties: Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex