Entries by CBN

New Federal Mandate

The Federal Clean Water Act has mandated that Chesterfield County enact an Illicit Discharge Ordinance.

Jobs of Tomorrow Employer Forum

The Economic Development staff has been very busy working with the Chesterfield Career Development Advisory Committee (CCDAC), Chesterfield Public Schools and John Tyler Community College on a number of workforce preparation issues.

CCED Marketing Trips

Economic Development staff participates in trade shows of selected industries as part of its marketing efforts to attract new investment and jobs into the county.

Brooks Building Company Announcement

Brooks Building Company, commercial general contractors, primarily focusing on interior tenant upfit work has just moved to a new location in the Arboretum Office Park. The company provides a wide range of commercial tenant up-fit services. Brooks Building Company has leased 1,100 square feet in Arboretum I. The two-year old company has eight employees.

Millwood School Announcement

Millwood School, a private K-8 school, is building a new facility in the Woodlake/360 area. The school is currently located on Genito Road in the Brandermill area. Millwood purchased 57 acres for their new campus which will include a 20,000 square foot facility. The new school should be ready for the 1998-99 school year.

Martin Direct Announcement

Martin Direct is leasing the former Herman’s store in Chippenham Square Shopping Center on Midlothian Turnpike. The company is leasing 10,000 square feet for an inbound/outbound call center. The company relocated from leased space in the City of Richmond. Martin Direct employs seven salaried positions and 100 contract positions working 2 shifts.

New John Tyler Community College Campus

John Tyler Community College held their official groundbreaking for the much-anticipated Midlothian Campus on October 6, 1997. Congratulations to Dr. Marshall Smith and the entire faculty at JTCC. The new campus will make a great addition to the Midlothian area and will provide invaluable services and educational opportunities to Chesterfield businesses and residents.

Local Company Makes Good(will)

Sealeze Corporation of Chesterfield was recently recognized by Richmond Goodwill Industries for using its contract services. Goodwill workers packaged the weatherstripping supplies that Sealeze used for sales demonstrations and presentations.