Robert W. “Worth” Remick

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Robert “Worth” Remick received a BA in Humanities from Hampden-Sydney College and has been educated at the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia. He has 36 years of experience in commercial real estate as an advisor in industrial leasing, sales, development and tenant/buyer representation. He has leased or sold over 29 million SF of industrial, flex and office properties to port users, manufacturers, defense contractors, and regional firms such as Smithfield Foods, Ferguson Enterprises, Newport News Shipbuilding/Huntington Ingalls, and Dollar Tree Stores.

Remick has been a long-time member of the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE), and has been involved in numerous charitable organizations, such as South Hampton Roads Habitat for Humanity where he spent 13 years on the Board of Directors, and his church’s Winter Shelter. He is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). Remick has also worked as an agent for Equus Development, CenterPoint Properties, Duke, Realty, High Street, Commonwealth Lingerfelt, and Panattoni Development [5]. 

Remick is a board member of the Virginia African American Cultural Center [6]. He was also appointed by the Virginia Beach City Council to the Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation Board of Directors to enhance and expand affordable housing opportunities and neighborhood revitalization in Virginia Beach [2]. He is now the secretary and treasurer. He is a member of the Mayor’s Commission on Offshore Wind and Clean Energy; the Virginia Beach Vision Board of Directors; the GREEN Committee, Resort Advisory Commission; and the Senior Warden on Vestry, Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal. Remick has also earned Hampton Roads Commercial Real Estate Council Production Awards, including the Gold Award in 1999, 2011-2015, and 2020-2022, as well as the Silver Award and Bronze Award [1].

Key Issues


Remick wants to be an independent voice on City Council and prioritize neighborhoods and taxpayers over special interests [1].


Remick believes his business background may give him insight into issues such as taxes, workforce and land use. He wants to ensure the city can compete on salary and benefits for its workforce [4].

Public Safety

Remick prioritizes improving city services and strengthening public safety [4].


Remick prioritizes supporting open space and completing the projects funded by the stormwater mitigation bond referendum [4].


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1 Worth Remick for City Council
2 Colliers 
4 The Princess Anne Independent News 
5 LinkedIn 
6 Virginia African American Cultural Center 
8 Virginia Beach Democratic Committee