Studies & Links
From Richmond to the Oceanfront: The Creation of a Mega-Region (PDF)
In August 2016, the College of William & Mary, in conjunction with VCU and Old Dominion, hosted its first regional economic development forum. Tom Frantz and Nicole Pugar presented at the conference on the prospects of a Richmond-Hampton Roads mega-region.
The Port of Virginia: A Catalyst for Commerce (PDF)
This presentation was given on August 23, 2016 by by John F. Reinhart, President and CEO of the Port of Virginia.
Richmond Future 2010-2015 Final Report
The Richmond Times Dispatch in its February 21, 2016 Sunday edition published the entire 32 page report. It is comprehensive document benchmarking Richmond with its peers and looks at future strategies for growth. A broad range of issue on human capital, demographics, regional identity, and cluster strategy are analyzed. Logistics as a cluster group in the region is described as “at a tipping point” to experience substantial growth.
Virginia Advantages: Distribution and Global Logistics
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership released this 2014 Profile of Logistics in Virginia. Virginia’s companies provide services and manufactured goods to customers throughout the world. Leading retailers and distributors are taking advantage of Virginia’s proximity to Eastern U.S. and Midwest markets. Millions of square feet of new warehousing space have been added at new distribution centers around the state.
LMI Research Institute
The LMI Research Institute provides funding research and development (R&D) for the sole purpose of advancing government management.
Army Logistics University
ALU is a composite campus for Department of Defense uniformed and civilian leader education.