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October 25, 2018

Clarkston Technology Solutions Grand Opening

Clarkston Technology Solutions held a Grand Opening on October 25, 2018. Located at 305 Market Street, SE, Suite 201 on Roanoke’s Historic Market, Clarkston Technology Solutions is a subsidiary of Clarkston Consulting with headquarters in Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina. Clarkston Technology Solutions, the provider of remote technology development and management services for Clarkston’s core clients […]

October 23, 2018

Mayor’s Business Summit

Mayor Sherman Lea held a Business Summit on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, sponsored by the City of Roanoke’s Department of Economic Development and the Regional Small Business Development Center.  He welcomed new and prospective business owners and introduced them to the best practices for streamlining the opening and operation of a business in the City of […]

October 17, 2018

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Grand Opening

SpringHill Suites by Marriott, located at 301 Reserve Avenue, held a Grand Opening on October 17, 2018. With its first entry into the Roanoke market, SpringHill Suites by Marriott is a127-suite hotel, operated as a Marriott franchise, owned by AAM15 and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality. Ideal for business and leisure travelers alike, the new hotel offers a […]

March 23, 2016

Deschutes Brewery to Establish East Coast Facility in Roanoke

Deschutes Brewery, the nation’s fifth-largest craft brewer, has announced it will establish its East Coast brewing, distribution, and hospitality center in the City of Roanoke.  The Bend, Oregon based brewer is set to initially invest $85 million and create 108 jobs on 49 acres located within the Roanoke Centre for Industry and Technology. “Roanoke is […]

March 23, 2016

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institution Announces Major Expansion

The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) has made a major announcement regarding the creation of a Health Sciences and Technology Innovation District along South Jefferson Street in the City of Roanoke.  This announcement coincides with the recent announcement that the General Assembly has approved $46.7 million to double the size of the current VTCRI […]

January 21, 2016

BizNews – January 2016 Edition

Please click here to read the January 2016 edition of BizNews, the Department of Economic Development’s monthly business publication