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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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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

July 26th, 2018

July 25th, 2018: Scott's Addition's ZZQ was named as Virginia's best barbecue but also made Food and Wine Magazine's nationwide top BBQ list. Read more.

July 23rd, 2018

July 20th, 2018: A year after setting up shop in Northside, a local retailer has outgrown its home and is moving a few blocks over while staying in the same neighborhood. Read more.

July 23rd, 2018

July 20th, 2018: Fresh off a $5 million acquisition last month near The Diamond, a local development firm has made another property grab in the city – this time on the edge of Scott’s Addition. Read more.

July 16th, 2018

July 12th, 2018: This week, Moody’s revised upward its credit rating outlook for the City of Richmond, from “stable” to “positive,” and reaffirmed the city’s credit rating of “Aa2,” citing strong trajectories in the city’s finances and growing economy. Read More.

 
City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219
804.646.5633