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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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Economic & Community Development News

March 27th, 2015

According to new U.S. Census data released today, the city of Richmond had an estimated population of 217,853 on July 1, 2014, a 6.7 percent increase since the 2010 census. That is a greater percentage of growth than experienced by surrounding counties. Read more.

March 24th, 2015

Richmond was named one of the 50 Best Places to Live in the US by Men's Journal as well as a "Best City for Food." Learn more.

March 19th, 2015

Dixon Hughes Goodman, one of the nation's top 20 accounting firms, is moving its main Richmond-area operations from Henrico County into One James Center in downtown Richmond. Learn more.

March 10th, 2015

Black Heath has opened a new meadery in Scott's Addition at 1313 Altamont Avenue. Read more here.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219
804.646.5633