Those who have had the pleasure of experiencing the relaxing atmosphere of Ghent return again and again to discover what’s new and unique about its restaurants, eclectic retails shops, professional services and even the many not-for-profit organizations located within the district. Ghent’s variety of businesses attracts workers near and far to seek employment with established companies in the area. If you are interested in working in historic Ghent, please visit our Business section to inquire with local members of the association regarding hiring opportunities.
Historic Ghent is a thriving, eclectic and pedestrian-friendly community, offering a diverse cultural, shopping and dining experience. Those who experience Ghent return again and again to discover what’s new and unique about its restaurants, boutiques, cultural arts venues and services.
Convenient to all Hampton Roads cities, Ghent is located in central Norfolk, minutes from downtown and the Norfolk Naval Station. The neighborhood’s main thoroughfares are Colley Avenue, Colonial Avenue, Granby Street, Olney Road, and 21st Street. The main commercial areas are located along Colley Avenue, Granby Street, and 21st Street.