The Greater Richmond Partnership has helped locate more than 100 international businesses since its inception, so it’s well-equipped to guide your business through the steps necessary to establish your U.S. presence in the Richmond Region. In fact, the region is home to nearly 300 international businesses from 30 countries.

The Partnership’s Global Assistance Program (GAP) is designed to provide international firms with a team of local, well-qualified business service providers who can offer expert advice and all the needed support, making it easy to establish a U.S. location in the Richmond Region.

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As a foreign investor in the U.S., we know you face many challenges. Navigating an unfamiliar set of legal, monetary and other systems can be intimidating and it is easy to fall into any number of pitfalls without the proper knowledge. That is why it is so important to seek good advice from experts — especially when moving to another country. But how do you identify the right lawyer, accountant, insurance agent, etc., who has the experience necessary to help you build a stable foundation for your business in the U.S.?

The U.S. is the biggest economy in the world, so opportunities abound for new businesses. Avoid wasting time and money by taking advantage of expert advice and doing things right the first time.

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Our referral partners are all experienced professionals that have worked with international businesses such as yours. Your information is always kept confidential and your first meeting with any of our partners is free.

We recognize that each company is unique and introductions will be made on an as-needed basis according to your needs and wishes. Available services include:

  • Accounting
  • Architects & engineers
  • Finance & banking
  • Insurance brokers
  • Legal services
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Real estate & relocation