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

May 30th, 2017

Ipon Technologies USA, a subsidiary of a Paris-based technology consulting firm, originally chose to locate it's first U.S. headquarters operation in the city of Richmond in 2014. Since then, the company has expanded staffing twice, and continue to look to grow in the city. Learn more.

May 30th, 2017

Online magazine Rolling Out ranks the city of Richmond 9th in its top 20 list of best places for black entrepreneurs. Richmond joined cities like Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Miami, and Baltimore in the top 10. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 26, 2017, Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that 2nd Life, Inc., will be investing nearly $1 million in the city of Richmond, and creating 66 new jobs. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 24, 2017, realtor.com ranked Richmond as one of the next top tech towns. Learn more.

City of Richmond
Economic & Community Development

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1500 East Main Street, Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23219