Publications & Studies

Publications & Studies

Richmond: Virginia's Working Capital

Economic & Community Development  now issues a series of yearly publications offering detailed information on how and why to do business and live in the city of Richmond. Please click below for downloadable versions. 

2015 Community Profile

The 2015 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.

Strategic Commercial Corridor Booklet

This booklet offers detailed demographic information on ten of the city's top and most strategic commercial corridors and their surrounding neighhorhoods. This booklet will be expanded each year with updated information and additional commercial corridors. Read the report.

Tourism & Culture Guide

This guide is filled with Richmond by the Numbers with cool facts, statistics and top ten lists sections dedicated to the vast array of museums, visual and cultural arts, dining scene, festivals, entertainment venues and more. Read the report.

2013 Downtown Profile

This 60+ page booklet offers a comprehensive set of data on downtown Richmond including information on demographics, housing, employment, office, retail and restaurants, arts and culture, tourism, hotels and events, public safety, parking, sustainability and development incentives. Download the report.

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

Issued in 2010, the purpose of the plan is to identify, prioritize, and present Richmond's key development opportunities, especially those projects eligible for Economic Development Administration (EDA) investment assistance. Download the report.


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Economic & Community Development

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