Virginia Beach Economic Development

4525 Main Street, Suite 700

The HIVE - Business Resource Center

140 Independence Blvd.

Thinking about starting a business in Virginia Beach? You’re in good company. 

Virginia is the 4th Best State in the Country for Black Entrepreneurs

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Tools & Resources

Business Plan Templates

The Small Business Administration offers a step-by-step guide to help you start your business plan.

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Establish Business Credit

Find help with any stage of your business venture.

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SBA Funding

See what information lenders take into consideration when reviewing loan applications.

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SBA Blog

Read the latest on starting and managing a business.

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Small Business Resources

Find local partners that counsel, mentor and train small businesses.

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Find a Business Mentor

Get access to the largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free answers to your business questions.

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Upcoming Workshops

Your ticket to free training on a variety of small business topics.

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Hire Your Workforce

Find the right people to work for you.

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