West Virginia Business News

JCDA Business Coach Assists Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

October 02, 2018

If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur looking to take your company to the next level, the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) has a business coach who can guide you through the development process and help you succeed.

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JCDA Contributes To Horse Park Feasibility Study

September 11, 2018

Plans for a multi-use horse park and agricultural center in Jefferson County are moving forward now that funding for an in-depth feasibility study has been obtained.

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Rockwool Plans Community Open Houses to Address Concerns about Ranson Facility

August 20, 2018

Rockwool will host a series of community open houses to share information and address concerns of area residents about plans for its new manufacturing facility in Ranson, West Virginia.

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Jefferson County Development Authority Addresses Misinformation about Rockwool

July 31, 2018

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is addressing the misinformation circulating throughout the community about the process in which Rockwool chose to locate its new manufacturing facility in Ranson, West Virginia.

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SPX Purchases Schonstedt Instrument Company in Jefferson County

July 16, 2018

SPX Corporation has purchased Schonstedt Instrument Company in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Schonstedt manufactures and distributes magnetic locator products used for locating underground utilities and other buried objects.

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Auto Repair and Performance Shop Opens in Burr Business Park

July 13, 2018

Obsession Performance, an auto repair and performance shop, opened January 1st in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville. Obsession Performance serves car, jeep, and truck enthusiasts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and surrounding areas specializing in aftermarket and performance products with a state-of-the-art Dyno for performance testing and diagnostics.

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JCDA Seeks Architectural Services for Shell Building in Burr Business Park

July 09, 2018

Requests for Qualifications - Professional Architectural Services

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), (Owner), is accepting Statements of Qualifications from interested qualified architectural consulting firms detailing the firm's qualifications, technical expertise, management and staffing capabilities, references, and related prior experience with similar projects, for the purpose of selecting a firm to provide architectural and engineering design services for the design of a 40,000-square-foot shell building and related site work in the Burr Business Park in  Jefferson County, West Virginia.

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Rockwool Breaks Ground for Manufacturing Facility in Jefferson County, West Virginia

June 28, 2018

Rockwool North America officially broke ground Tuesday for a new stone wool insulation manufacturing facility in Jefferson County, which will be the company's second plant in the United States.

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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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