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Hanover’s Perspective

Hanover’s Highlights — Looking Back on 2021

As this year draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on our top stories of 2021.  Not surprisingly, the most-read stories are those that highlighted the moments that helped us innovate, prosper and grow over the past year. We look forward to what’s to come in 2022, and we thank you, Hanover County, for generating some great stories… View Article

East Coast Commerce Center Breaks Ground on 1.1 Million SF Distribution Facility

East Coast Commerce Center (ECCC), a $100 million development owned by Raith Capital Partners and Equity Industrial Partners, hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on December 9, 2021 to showcase progress of site work and renderings of the 1.1+ million-square-foot distribution center. Situated on 189.4 acres, the development has more than 35 acres of surplus land for support of the new building and/or for… View Article

Holiday Happenings in Hanover County, VA – 2021

Holiday Happenings - 2021

From small community events to historic holiday traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Hanover.  Refer to this blog frequently as new listings will be added as they are announced.  Here is a list of holiday events not to be missed: Hanover Santa Run – Hanover Volunteer Fire/EMS Stations Every year, the Hanover volunteer Fire-EMS companies participate… View Article

Hanover Shopping Week – Support Local Businesses!

Hanover Shopping Week

The Hanover Chamber of Commerce and Hanover County Department of Economic Development have joined forces to create and promote the inaugural Hanover Shopping Week taking place November 20-29, 2021. This campaign occurs during the busiest shopping time of the year and encompasses Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This week also includes Hanover’s birthday on November 26th, and is part… View Article

Performance Food Group to Establish Regional Sales and Distribution Center in Hanover County


Performance Food Group to establish a new facility in Hanover County, VA, creating 125 new jobs. Performance Food Group Company, a leader in food service distribution, will invest $80.2 million to establish a regional sales and distribution center operation in Hanover County. The company will construct a new 325,000-square-foot facility in the Cardinal Commerce Center located in Ashland. Virginia successfully competed with Pennsylvania… View Article

MegaWash and Mega RV Storage Open in Ashland, VA

This new facility brings much needed RV & boat storage as well as automatic RV, commercial vehicle, and passenger vehicle wash services to Hanover County, Virginia. MegaWash and Mega RV Storage have opened a new facility just south of the Town of Ashland.  Located at 10500 Vermeer Place on Rt. 1, this new business concept brings much sought-after RV and boat storage… View Article