West Virginia Business News

Jefferson County Celebrates Conservation of Gap View Farm

May 30, 2018

Jefferson County recently celebrated the conservation of Gap View Farm, one of the county's few remaining pre-revolutionary farms. The 318-acre property is the largest to be accepted into the county's farmland protection program.

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Jefferson County Offers Opportunity Zones for Economic Development

May 24, 2018

Six locations in Jefferson County, West Virginia, including the Burr Business Park,  have qualified as "Opportunity Zones" by the U.S. Department of Treasury and are now eligible for a new tax incentive designed to promote economic development. 

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TeMa North America Breaks Ground for Manufacturing Plant in Jefferson County, West Virginia

April 30, 2018

TeMa North America has broken ground for a new facility in Jefferson County, marking the Italian-based company's first manufacturing operation in North America.

The 42,000-square-foot manufacturing plant is being built in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville. When completed this fall, the $10 million facility will produce insulation and drainage systems for residential, commercial, and industrial uses such as erosion control, soil reinforcement, aqua control, and green roofs. 

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Forum Provides Innovative Ideas for Agricultural Businesses

February 23, 2018

The 14th annual Forum for Rural Innovation on March 9th will showcase new ideas, programs, and practices that enhance the agricultural development and profitability of farms and rural businesses in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and northern Virginia area. Offering opportunities for both networking and education, the Forum features a variety of exhibits and panel discussions that highlight how individual farms, rural businesses, and educational institutions are planning for the future of agriculture.   

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How Will the New Tax Laws Impact Your Business?

January 26, 2018

Sweeping changes are happening to federal tax laws for businesses in 2018. Join the Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum(EPEF) on Feb. 1 and learn how these changes may impact your business.

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JCDA Seeks Real Estate Broker Services for Burr Business Park

December 20, 2017

Request for Proposal (RFP) - Real Estate Broker Services

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Nominate a Jefferson County Business for a West Virginia Small Business Award

December 08, 2017

Are you a small business owner in Jefferson County, W.Va., or know one with an amazing success story? If so, submit a nomination for the Small Business Week awards and recognize the achievements that small businesses make to our local community and our nation's economy.

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Eastern Panhandle Leads Economic Development for West Virginia

November 27, 2017

The Eastern Panhandle region of West Virginia leads the state in economic development, and continued growth in the region is anticipated during the next several years. Officials with the West Virginia University (WVU) College of Business and Economics Bureau of Business ad Economic Research recently presented their economic forecast for Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties to area officials and business leaders.   

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Jefferson County, WV Offers Business Opportunity & Quality of Life

November 08, 2017

Looking to move or expand your business into a high-growth, low-tax area with easy highway, rail, and air access to Washington, D.C., and the entire East Coast? Then look no farther than Jefferson County, West Virginia. We have a vibrant business climate, featuring two modern industrial parks, updated infrastructure, an employer-friendly workforce, and a highly rated state university.

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JCDA Selects New Executive Director

October 26, 2017

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is pleased to announce that Nicolas "Nic" Diehl will be its next Executive Director. After an extensive search, the JCDA selected Nic from a group of many qualified candidates from across the United States.

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