Success Stories

The incentive program is already paying dividends for some Virginia Beach business owners. To hear some positive comments from some of those people, see below.

Jimmy Raynor Testimonial

Jimmy Raynor Testimonial »

Name: Jimmy Raynor

Company: Architectural Graphics Incorporated (AGI)

"With ongoing expansions, one of the things that drove our decision to stay in Virginia Beach versus an opportunity out of the state was the City worked with us to provide a $500,000 grant related to the Yes Oceana program really helping us offset our costs."


Doug Davis Testimonial

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Name: Doug Davis

Company: DAVCON

"I definitely recommend the Yes Oceana program. The folks at the Economic Development Department were easy to work with. The Yes Oceana program provides significant benefits for building here."


Catharine Callahan Testimonial

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Name: Catherine Callahan

Company: Callahan Management Solutions

"Locating in the Oceana part of Virginia Beach has many advantages including easy access to the interstates."


Anthony Cataldo Testimonial

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Name: Anthony Cataldo

Company: Cataldo Builders

"I would highly recommend other businesses apply to the Yes Oceana program. Having a 90% rebate for 15 years is a very nice benefit."


David Kifer Testimonial

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Name: David Kifer

Company: Peerless Carpet Care & Restoration Services

"I found the application process very easy. The interface with the principals within the Yes Oceana program was the easiest part."

Contact Information

Virginia Beach Department
of Economic Development


222 Central Park Avenue,
Suite 1000
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Michelle Chapleau