Region Five

Contact:

Jim Spore
757-961-8181

Region Five includes the counties of Accomack, Isle of Wright, James City, Northampton, Southampton, and York, and the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Region Five’s current projects can be found at the link below.

REGION FIVE SNAPSHOT

Population: 1,727,781

Average Annual Wage: $45,720

Unemployment Rate: 3.3%

Targeted Industries:

Advanced Manufacturing

Cybersecurity/Data Analytics/Model-Sim

Logistics/Port Operations/Warehousing

Shipbuilding and Repair

Water Technologies

Unmanned Systems and Aerospace