Downtown Suffolk business starts here.


Here’s what you’ll need know to start your business in Downtown Suffolk:


Business Resources

Access a list of business-related resources from websites to documents.

  • Demographics Learn about the demographics in Suffolk.

  • Love Local - Buy Suffolk Love Local and Buy Suffolk! Support independently-owned and operated Suffolk, Virginia, businesses.

  • Major Employers Find major employers in Suffolk and Hampton Roads.

  • Press Releases View economic development related press releases from Suffolk.

  • Small Business Assistance Check out all the small business resources available via federal, state and local avenues.

  • Community Business Launch Suffolk has been selected as a VA Dept of Housing and Community Development "2019 Community". The Downtown Suffolk Community Business Launch is a series of educational workshops designed to help entrepreneurs make the leap from having a business idea to a real brick and mortar establishment, right in Downtown Suffolk. The workshops culminate in a business competition with opportunity for cash prizes, access to corporate resources and assistance with opening your retail storefront.

  • Suffolk Economic Development Authority Suffolk Economic Development Authority meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. at Suffolk City Hall.

  • Tax Rates View Virginia and Suffolk tax rates.

  • Transportation Access the array of transportation options in Suffolk from airports, rails and ports to roads and highways.

  • Utilities Access a list of utility providers in Suffolk.

  • Contact Suffolk Browse contact information for Suffolk economic development.