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Hanover’s Perspective

Compete for $10,000 prize in Tech Challenge Hanover

Search for Most Promising Tech Start-ups is happening NOW Dominion Resources Innovation Center to award $10,000 and free tenancy to winning business Ashland, Va., October 5, 2012 Reflecting its newly expanded scope and mission, Dominion Resources Innovation Center, located in the Town of Ashland in Hanover County, has announced Tech Challenge Hanover, a start-up competition among emerging and second-stage Central Virginia technology… View Article Wins National Recognition

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recognized Hanover County Economic Development's new website with a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of General Purpose Website for communities with populations of 25,000 – 200,000.  Whittington Consulting designed the new website. The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which is being… View Article

NewLine Hardscapes Acquires Facility in Doswell

York Building Products Company, a York, PA-based concrete products manufacturer, joined with a private group of Virginia-based investors to acquire the former Xteriors Hardscapes production facility in Doswell to create NewLine Hardscapes, LLC.  The purchase included a 17,000 SF plant with machinery, a sales office and 27 acres of zoned property.  The facility has been closed since May 2012 and was built… View Article

Kings Dominion Announces Mulimillion-Dollar Expansion Plan – 14 Acre “Planet Snoopy”

Kings Dominion will be doubling the size of their Planet Snoopy children’s area.  Plans call to increase the “Peanut’s” themed portion of the park to a total of 14 acres with at least 12 new or re-themed attractions. This will be parent company, Cedar Fair Entertainment’s, and the world’s largest Peanut’s themed park. New attractions will include a monorail overlooking Planet Snoopy, a Snoopy… View Article

Target Marketing Adds 15 New Jobs

Target Marketing to Add 15 New Jobs and Expands Into New Building in Hanover County, VA Target Marketing, a leading promotional marketing company, has announced a significant expansion with the purchase of a 30,000 SF building in the Lakeridge Industrial Park in Hanover County for their new corporate headquarters.  The move will expand current operations by 4,000 SF, to accommodate new distribution equipment… View Article

Hanover County Welcomes The Vitamin Shoppe’s Flagship Distribution Center

Hanover County welcomes its newest member of our corporate community with the announcement of The Vitamin Shoppe’s decision to locate and construct a 300,000 SF distribution center in the Virginia Transportation Park, which is located on Washington Highway/Route 1 in the Town of Ashland. The Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI), with more than 550 company-owned locations in 38 states and Puerto Rico, is… View Article