Doing Business Here

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What makes Washington County, Virginia a great place to do business? Here are just some of the benefits that give the businesses in our region a competitive advantage.

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Pro-business environment

Virginia was ranked the #1 Regulatory Environment in the country by Forbes in its Best States for Business rankings (2015).

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Washington County, Virginia, is growing faster than the national average.

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Strategic location

We are midway between the northern and southern U.S. and have access to 40% of the U.S. population within a day’s drive.

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Successful companies

Success breeds success – we have a solid network of strong and growing employers.

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Our hardworking, adaptable and loyal workers have the skills and the desire to help your business succeed.

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Training and education opportunities

Multiple options for workforce development are available that provide a pipeline of qualified workers to help your business grow.

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Gigabit internet is available in most business locations.

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Business-friendly tax climate

Virginia has not raised its corporate tax rate in 40 years.

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A variety of state and local incentives are available to qualified projects.

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Business resources

A number of resources are available that are devoted to small business development and entrepreneurship.

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Exemplary quality of life

Business leaders regularly cite our cultural amenities, outdoor recreation, scenic beauty, and safe environment as some of the many benefits of being located here.

Contact Us

  • Whitney Bonham
    Whitney BonhamDirector of Economic Development and Community Relations
    Tel. 276-525-1300