West Point Airport Industrial Site Evaluation

West Point Airport Industrial Site Evaluation

The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC) will accelerate development of a 368-acre industrial site at the Middle Peninsula Airport. This publicly owned site has potential to support businesses in the maritime, forest products, manufacturing and resiliency-related sectors. 

  • Statewide Project Theme: Site Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Aquaculture, Seafood, Commercial Fishing, Marine Industries; Forestry, Wood Products, and Paper; Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $100,00.00
  • Match: $65,000.00
  • Source of Match: Town of West Point
  • Project Type: Planning
  • Localities: Town of West Point and King and Queen County

Fredericksburg Regional Industrial Facilities Authority Study

This project will form a Regional Industrial Facilities Authority (RIFA) in accordance with the Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act (Va. Code Section 15.2-6400-6416) for the City of Fredericksburg, Caroline County, King George County, Stafford County, and Spotsylvania County.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Site Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $14,665
  • Match: $7,335
  • Source of Match: City of Fredericksburg, Caroline County, King George County, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Fredericksburg Regional Alliance
  • Project Type: Enhanced Capacity Building
  • Localities: City of Fredericksburg, Caroline County, King George County, Stafford County, and Spotsylvania County
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by setting up the framework for all the localities to create a RIFA that will enable shared revenue capabilities in site development projects.

Middle Peninsula Alliance Site Characterization

Middle Peninsula Alliance Site Characterization

This project will complete a site characterization study of up to 16 sites in the Middle Peninsula region. GO Virginia funding will be used to study of up to 16 sites in the Middle Peninsula; recommend sites for further evaluation of development as a regionally-owned property; provide recommendations on market potential for properties in the ownership of the Middle Peninsula Public Access Authority; and make recommendations on steps to take to create a nutrient bank.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Site Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $85,000
  • Match: $5,200
  • Source of Match: Middle Peninsula Alliance
  • Localities: Essex County, Gloucester County, King & Queen County, King William County, Middlesex County, and Mathews County
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by providing a path to procuring the right facilities, appropriately sized, and located to achieve the higher-wage job growth in the priority industries.

Northern Neck Sites, Buildings, and Infrastructure Study

Northern Neck Sites, Buildings, and Infrastructure Study

This project will complete a site, building, and infrastructure study of the Northern Neck region. GO Virginia funding will be used to 1) review all inventory of sites and building in the region; 2) create a feasibility study for three potential commercial/industrial sites located in three counties; 3) complete an infrastructure capacity evaluation to address potential business growth in two localities.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Site Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $88,000
  • Match: $0
  • Source of Match: No match required
  • Localities: Northumberland County, Richmond County, Westmoreland County, Lancaster County
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by providing a path to procuring the right facilities, appropriately sized, and located to achieve the higher-wage job growth in the priority industries.
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PamunkeyNet Business Plan

PamunkeyNet Business Plan

This project assists with the design and implementation of a sustainable business model for high‐speed broadband delivery to underserved areas of Region 6. GO Virginia funds will be utilized for the development of a business plan and the creation of a new legal enterprise owned by the Pamunkey Tribe, which will serve as a conduit to currently untapped federal resources for broadband development. State broadband resources previously deployed in the region resulted in broadband infrastructure plans, but a business plan is still vital to the region’s ability to seek any available resources for broadband implementation.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Broadband
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; Information/Data Centers; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $50,000
  • Match: $83,000
  • Source of Match: Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Middle Peninsula Alliance, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission, Essex County, Gloucester County and EDA, King & Queen County, King William County and EDA, Mathews County, Caroline County, the City of Fredericksburg, King George County, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Lancaster County, Richmond County, and the Towns of Tappahannock and West Point.
  • Project Type: Enhanced Capacity Building
  • Localities: Essex County, Gloucester County and EDA, King & Queen County, King William County and EDA, Mathews County, Caroline County, the City of Fredericksburg, King George County, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Lancaster County, Richmond County, and the Towns of Tappahannock and West Point.
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by providing a high performance backbone between towers and local access points to businesses, residents, and institutions that can ultimately utilize affordable and reliable high-speed capacity for the retention, formation, and attraction of higher-paying jobs.
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Flex Space Due Diligence

Flex Space Due Diligence

This project initiates a study for the site characterization and building development of a 20,000 square foot flexible office building in the Town of Montross. GO Virginia funds will be utilized for due diligence activities including a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, Threatened and Endangered Species Review, Archaeological and Architectural Review, geographic and topographic surveys, and schematic site and building designs.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Regional Site Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • GO Virginia Request: $50,000
  • Match: $50,000
  • Source of Match: Westmoreland County and the Northern Neck Chesapeake Bay Region Partnership
  • Project Type: Enhanced Capacity Building
  • Localities: Westmoreland County and the Town of Montross
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by providing a potential space for relocation for businesses that met the targeted priority industry sectors.
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