Economic Development

Poquoson is the Place for Business

During this time when offices are closed to the public, as a result of the COVID-19 measures, the Office of Economic Development is available to assist you in the following ways:

Contact us by Phone:  757-868-5314

Or Via Email:  Charity Gavaza at


David Callis at

from the Governor that all restaurants, fitness centers, and theatres  to reduce seating capacity to 10 patrons or close, or alternatively, operate in a carry out option.

Perfect Little Suburb

An enviable quality of life combination consisting of low crime rates, outstanding schools, a solid civic minded citizenry, and convenient shopping opportunities for residents, firmly position Poquoson for continued business prosperity and as a quality of life jewel in Hampton Roads. National awards have further highlighted Poquoson including Bloomberg Business Week's selection of the City as "Best Affordable Suburb" in Virginia and CNBC's inclusion of Poquoson on its U.S. list of "10 Perfect Suburbs."

The City of Poquoson is business-friendly, intent on increasing patronage for its existing merchants and supporting sensible economic growth in its retail trade area.
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It's All About Location
Poquoson is conveniently located in Hampton Roads and within minutes of 64 and 664.

Shopping & Dining Opportunities
The City's business corridor boasts a variety of shopping and dining opportunities framed in a relaxed, unhurried setting, making it a perfect day trip for visitors from neighboring localities. In fact, Poquoson's natural market area includes approximately 40,000 people in its 3-mile trade ring and many of these patrons utilize the City's library, DMV, and service/commercial area for its time saving proximity and varied offerings.