Economic Development

Poquoson is the Place for Business

Contact us by Phone:  757-868-5314 or 757-868-3580

Or Via Email:  Charity Gavaza at

Our office is here to serve you during these difficult and challenging times for businesses.  Please feel free to contact us using the above information or contact the our alternate number of 868-3580.
We may not be able to see you in the office, but certainly are here to assist you.
For a detailed listing of COVID-19 Resources and Small Business Administration Resources please visit our Economic Development page dedicated to COVID-19

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.