News

Burr Plaza Welcomes WVU Medicine

October 02, 2017

WVU Medicine has relocated its home health and central scheduling operations for Jefferson Medical Center and Berkeley Medical Center to the Jefferson Building in BURR Plaza.

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JCDA Seeks Economic Development Director

September 20, 2017

Economic Development Director (Jefferson County, WV)

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Roxul, North America's Largest Producer of Stone Wool Insulation, Rebrands to Rockwool

September 07, 2017

ROXUL Inc., the North American division of the ROCKWOOL Group, the world's largest stone wool manufacturer, announces it will commence a full rebrand to ROCKWOOL. The ROCKWOOL brand has been marketed proudly and internationally for 80 years and now will be adopted in North America.*

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Invitation to Bid

September 01, 2017

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is seeking sealed bids for the mowing and trimming along the roads within the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville, W.Va.

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Nestle Waters Brings New Beverage Delivery Service to Jefferson County

August 09, 2017

Nestlé Waters North America, one of the nation's leading beverage manufacturers, is expanding its operations in Kearneysville, West Virginia with a new ReadyRefresh℠ by Nestlé® branch and delivery service availability now in place. ReadyRefresh is Nestlé Waters North America's online shopping and delivery service that provides a variety of refreshing beverage options directly to the homes of consumers and local businesses.    

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JCDA Supports Natural Gas Distribution System Expansion in Eastern Panhandle

August 03, 2017

Natural Gas Distribution Line - Build It Now

On behalf of the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) and numerous stakeholders in the business community, we support the current effort by Mountaineer Gas to expand the natural gas distribution system here in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. We can provide a brief history of the project, demonstrate the significant stakeholder support for it, and also dispel some misinformation that has been spread about the project.

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Entrepreneur Program Offers Insight on Tourism and Marketing

July 31, 2017

Tourism is a vital part of the local economy in Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties of West Virginia, and some local leaders in the travel industry will be sharing how tourism can create a sense of place at the upcoming Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum (EPEF) on Aug. 3 at The Country Inn.

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ROXUL Will Build Manufacturing Plant in Jefferson County

July 06, 2017

Governor Jim Justice announced today that ROXUL will build a $150 million manufacturing plant in the City of Ranson, Jefferson County. Upon completion, the plant is expected to create up to 150 jobs with positions ranging from management level to the production line.

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2016 JCDA Annual Report Available

April 28, 2017

Overall, 2016 was a good year for the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA). Several new businesses located in the Burr Business Park this past year, and other existing companies completed expansions or renovations. Throughout the year, we continued to advocate for infrastructure improvements and policy developments that support business growth in the county. With our strategic location, skilled and loyal workforce, and many community amenities, Jefferson County remains a great place to do business. 

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Local Entrepreneur Tells Success Story

April 27, 2017

Starting your own business may seem intimidating, but hearing how others have done just that may encourage you to become an entrepreneur. You can learn how one local business owner got started at the upcoming Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum (EPEF) on Thurs., May 4, at The Purple Iris.

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