Atlantic Credit and Finance To Create 115 Jobs in Downtown Roanoke

atlantic credit and finance roanokeROANOKE, Va. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Atlantic Credit and Finance (ACF), a subsidiary of Encore Capital Group, will invest $4 million to expand its operations, creating 115 new jobs in downtown Roanoke.

The company, a leading servicer of unsecured, consumer-distressed assets, currently located at 3353 Orange Ave., will be moving to a new 50,000-square-foot office at 111 Franklin Road. With 244 retained jobs plus the new hires, 359 people will be added to growing downtown employment.

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Humm Kombucha to Build East Coast Facility in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (October 31, 2017) – Humm Kombucha, one of the fastest growing kombucha companies in the United States, announced today it will build an East Coast manufacturing facility in the city of Roanoke. The company, based in Bend, Ore., will invest more than $10 million in a 100,000 square foot facility to be built on a 12-acre site in the Roanoke Centre for Industry & Technology where it will employ approximately 50 people. Humm is the second Bend-based company to locate in Roanoke, following the 2016 announcement that Deschutes Brewery will build a brewery in the same industrial park.

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Ballast Point Begins Production in Botetourt County

The Roanoke Region of Virginia celebrates another beer milestone.

Ballast Point Brewing Company cut the ribbon on the brewing facility in Botetourt County on Sept. 21, just days after the first Botetourt keg of the signature Sculpin was delivered to Gov. Terry McAuliffe in Richmond.

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