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Greater Richmond named a top location for corporate headquarters

July 27, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (July 27, 2021) – The Greater Richmond Partnership (“GRP”), the lead regional economic development organization serving the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia, announces that Greater Richmond, Va., was listed as one of the Top Ranked Locations for corporate headquarters in Business Facilities magazine’s 2021 State Rankings Report.

“Greater Richmond, Virginia, is home to 12 Fortune 1000 companies and many more regional and divisional headquarters,” said Jennifer Wakefield, President and CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership. “When it comes to mid-sized markets, no other metro in the nation has more than the Richmond region.”

Helping this ranking was the 12 locally headquartered companies that graced the Fortune 1000 list. This is the most amount in Greater Richmond’s history since Fortune combined privately- and publicly-owned firms into one list. Greater Richmond is also home to major divisional headquarters and regional offices such as CoStar, McKesson Medical-Surgical and the region’s largest employer Capital One.

About the GRP

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia. GRP attracts new companies to the region by providing in-depth market data, marketing the region globally and generating quality economic opportunities. For more information, visit