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

March 17th, 2020

City of Richmond is working to inform the public as we work through this COVID-19 process. see more here

July 17th, 2019

Please see the link to the Governor’s Press Release announcing Amazon’s new project in the City of Richmond.  

June 11th, 2019

The RVA Lead-Based Hazard Control Program is a FREEprogram funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to control health hazards caused by lead based paint in housing built before 1978 where children under 6 or pregnant woman reside. (Read More)


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.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219