The City of Richmond:
Virginia’s Working Capital

Since its founding in 1607, the city of Richmond has always been the strategic center of commerce, innovation, and decision-making power in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The city offers low business costs, a pro-business climate, robust financial programs, and a smart, creative workforce with solid education and experience in the technical, scientific, and creative professions. So, in a city founded on commerce, innovation and decision-making power, where will your company get to work?

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The 2015 Community Profile

The 2015 Richmond Community Profile is tailored for review by residents and businesses alike and details specific information regarding population, industry, and quality of life. Read the report.


Economic & Community Development News

July 14th, 2015

StreetCar Cafe, a new coffee shop along Brookland Park Boulevard, held its grand opening celebration on July 13, 2015. Learn more.

July 14th, 2015

The conversion of one of Richmond's most iconic skyscrapers is halfway complete. The Central National Bank building is being redeveloped by Washington D.C.-based developer Douglas Development Corp. into 200 apartments, as well as retail space. Learn more.

June 12th, 2015

The Veil Brewing Co. has signed a lease for 11,000 SF at 1301 Roseneath Road, in Scott's Addition. Learn more.

June 12th, 2015

Six Richmond region firms made the Fortune 500 listing, with two being headquartered in the city - Dominion Resources and MeadWestvaco. Learn more.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

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1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219