Start or Grow a Business
Thank you for choosing Hampton.
Our city is committed to helping new and start-up businesses succeed by connecting them with important tools and information. It’s no secret that growing a successful business is often a combination of hard work, good planning and access to the right resources. This combination can make a significant difference in the outcome for your new business.
Seasoned business owners know there is a great deal more to starting a business than selecting a name or opening your doors. Make sure you’ve taken the necessary steps to launch your business and to ensure its success. For more information about each step in starting a business, select one of the hyperlinks provided below.
Business Startup Calculator
Developing a business plan
Determining what type of business structure you should use
Registering your business and its name
Obtaining a business license
Getting your Tax ID number
Finding the right business location
Making sure it is properly zoned for your business
Identifying financing resources
Learning about incentives
Getting technical assistance
- Hampton Business Incubators
- Virginia Business Incubation Association
- Virginia SBDC of Hampton Roads
- Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
- Peninsula SCORE