The resources you need to succeed with Cape Charles Main Street.
Why should you choose Cape Charles as the site of your new business? We’re a travel destination that’s unmistakably on the rise, yet our rents are still reasonable. We have a welcoming, tight-knit community of businesses and residents who are eager to see new ventures succeed. And that’s just the beginning. Get a quick-start checklist to get you business up and running!
Cape Charles Means Business
Browse the Cape Charles business directory to discover existing local shops, restaurants, and services.Learn More
Join regular meetings and events hosted by Cape Charles Main Street to support local businesses.Learn More
Start here to find local business incentives available through the town of Cape Charles.Learn More
Resources to Launch Your Business
Starting a new business can be intimidating, but it helps to know that you’re not alone. In Cape Charles and across Virginia’s Eastern Shore, you’ll discover a wealth of resources to help turn your dreams into a reality. Start here.
- The Town of Cape Charles. Learn about town codes, taxes, local incentives, and more on Cape Charles’ official website.
- Cape Charles Market Assessment. Find out about local demographics, the housing market, retail opportunities, and more.
- ESVA Chamber of Commerce. Browse the business directory, find out about chamber events, and discover local resources on the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s Chamber website.
- Northampton County’s Guide to Starting a Business. The Northampton County Chamber of Commerce presents a helpful guide for new local businesses.
- Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism Commission. With the goal of attracting visitors, stimulating economic development, and protecting our communities, ESVA Tourism is here for local businesses.
- Virginia Economic Development Partnership. Find business incentives, grants, and other forms of financial assistance for running a business in Virginia.
- Guide to Launching a Business in Virginia. Virginia.gov’s checklist for starting from scratch.