#11 best places in America to start a business by CNBC.com, August 2016

Leading Employers

Eight Fortune 500 Companies chose the Richmond Region for their headquarters

Corporate Services

Richmond named the “Modern Cultural Capital of the South” in 2016 by Men’s Journal.

Regional Demographics

#2 in the US for Labor Supply according to Forbes

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Named Top 10 City for Global Trade in the US in 2016 by Global Trade Magazine.

Why Richmond Region

Richmond named the top Mid-sized U.S. City for Foreign Direct Investment

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Key Industries

A “Top 10 City for Global Trade” in the U.S. by Global Trade Magazine Learn More

Stable tax rate & low union activity Learn More

More than 55% of the U.S. population within 2 days delivery by truck Learn More

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International Business

For International firms, the Greater Richmond Partnership provides support to ensure your soft landing including introductions to service providers that have experience working with foreign firms. We are well equipped to guide your business through the steps necessary to establish your US presence.

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Featured Properties

Airport Center II

Total Space: 26,400

Site Size: 28,800

Zone: M-1

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Watkins Centre

Site Size: 500 ac / 200 ha

Zone: C-3, I-2

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WestRock building

Total Space: 285,000 sf / 26,477 sm

Site Size: 3.15 ac / 1.27 ha

Zone: Business

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Holland Axelle

Site Size: 277 ac / 110.8 ha

Zone: M1

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News + Updates

Success Story

Mavalério, USA

A Brazilian confectionery company wanted to move closer to its North American customers. It landed in Hanover County.

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Our Investors

The Greater Richmond Partnership is a 501c3 non-profit organization funded jointly by the four local governments and our incredible business community. We can thank their financial support for the Richmond Region’s economic prosperity.

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