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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Community Profile

The 2016 Richmond Community Profile is tailored for review by residents and businesses alike and details specific information regarding population, industry, and quality of life. Read the report.


Economic & Community Development News

February 22nd, 2019

HalioDX, a French biotech company, has located it's first U.S. CLIA facility in the city of Richmond's BioTechnology Park, bringing 20 new jobs and $1 million of investment to the city. Click here to learn more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 17: EDGe Business Planning relocates from Chesterfield County to a new office in the city's Fan district. Read more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 4: Rental Works, a construction equipment rental company, is moving it's headquarters from Henrico to Manchester. The company is purchasing 1500 Commerce Road, a 184,000 SF facility that they plan to redevelop, modernize, and lease out extra space to other tenants. Learn more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 29: A new condo project in Manchester is in development, which will be a four-story, 19-unit property in Manchester. Read more.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219