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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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Economic & Community Development News

April 17th, 2015

Singapore-based R1 International, a natural rubber supplier, is planning to haul its product past its Norfolk base and into the Port of Richmond by the end of May. Read more.

April 15th, 2015

Dominion, headquartered in the city of Richmond, is the top-ranked U.S. utility on Forbes magazine's 2015 "America's Best Employers" list. The company ranked 37th overall among the 500 employers in 25 industries that were included on the list, and was the top-ranked employer among all industries in Virginia. Read more.

April 15th, 2015

Dominion, headquartered in the city of Richmond, is the top-ranked U.S. utility on Forbes magazine's 2015 "America's Best Employers" list. The company ranked 37th overall among the 500 employers in 25 industries that were included on the list, and was the top-ranked employer among all industries in Virginia. Read more.

March 27th, 2015

According to new U.S. Census data released today, the city of Richmond had an estimated population of 217,853 on July 1, 2014, a 6.7 percent increase since the 2010 census. That is a greater percentage of growth than experienced by surrounding counties. Read more.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219
804.646.5633