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

Leading Employers

Seven Fortune 500 Companies chose the Richmond Region for their headquarters

Corporate Services

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

Regional Demographics

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#3 in the U.S. for Labor Supply according to Forbes

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

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#4 in Economic Growth Potential by Business Facilities magazine.

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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 I

Total Space: 25,500 SF

Site Size: 141,613 SF

Zone: M-1

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Watkins Centre

Total Space: 268 acres

Site Size: 500 ac / 200 ha

Zone: C-3, I-2

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Holland Axselle

Total Space: 275 acres

Site Size: 277 ac / 110.8 ha

Zone: M1

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Philip Morris USA Operations Center

Total Space: 463,786 SF

Site Size: 570,149 SF

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Success Story

BGB Technology, Inc.

Ian Hemstock of BGB Technology explains the process of expanding their business from the UK to Chesterfield.

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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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