About Us

Plan a Lifetime

Whether you own a company, want to start a company, want to work for a different company, or just want to come for a visit and be someone’s company, Southwest Virginia can provide you with all the information, resources and opportunities to make the successful transformation you seek.

For those looking to expand, relocate, or even downsize their businesses, we can assist you with real estate search services, financing and incentive support, hiring and training resources and a host of other collaborations to help you make a successful transition. It’s why Forbes’s Magazine continues to call Virginia the #1 State for Business!

If you’re looking for a career change and great place to live, we can help. Who knows, you might just find a new job with a company that just relocated here because of all the advantages we offer. The bottom line is this, Southwest Virginia is an amazing place to live and work with a high quality of life and a low cost of living. So if you're thinking about changing your view from the tall guy babbling in the next cubicle, to a lofty mountain vista complete with babbling brook, Southwest Virginia is here to rescue you.

Start a Business

Virginia Department of Business Assistance

The Virginia Department of Business Assistance promotes economic growth by helping Virginia businesses prosper. They provide technical assistance, access to capital, and workforce development.

Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

Virginia's e-Region combines unqualified quality of life, a cost-effective location for your business, and a skilled workforce to create the perfect environment for electronic information techology, energy, education and emerging speciality manufacturing. IT giants Northrop Grumman and CGI have built multi-million dollar technology centers here. Others like Tempur-Pedic, AT&T, Sykes, Verizon, Pemco and Mullican Flooring are also operating successful, growing businesses here. Virginia's e-Region also offers aggressive financing packages, marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.

Virginia Community Capital

You have the vision, and we can help you realize it. With flexible loan capital and technical assistance, our team can help you achieve your goal. Our customers include developers, economic development groups, housing authorities, local governments, micro lenders, small businesses and community organizations. Let`s make a positive, sustainable impact in our community. Let`s do more, together.

Virginia Economic Development Authority

Only a few locations can guarantee the right combination of resources that are crucial to your business`s success. Virginia is one of those locations. The Commonwealth of Virginia¹s unique combination of assets has encouraged businesses to prosper here for more than 400 years. Please review our website to learn why Virginia is ranked. America`s Top State for Business by CNBC and the Best State for Business by Forbes.com.

Relocate a Business

Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

Virginia's e-Region combines unqualified quality of life, a cost-effective location for your business, and a skilled workforce to create the perfect environment for electronic information techology, energy, education and emerging speciality manufacturing. IT giants Northrop Grumman and CGI have built multi-million dollar technology centers here. Others like Tempur-Pedic, AT&T, Sykes, Verizon, Pemco and Mullican Flooring are also operating successful, growing businesses here. Virginia's e-Region also offers aggressive financing packages, marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.

Virginia Economic Development Authority

Only a few locations can guarantee the right combination of resources that are crucial to your business`s success. Virginia is one of those locations. The Commonwealth of Virginia¹s unique combination of assets has encouraged businesses to prosper here for more than 400 years. Please review our website to learn why Virginia is ranked. America`s Top State for Business by CNBC and the Best State for Business by Forbes.com.

State Relocation Information

Information on taxes, regulations, site selection permits and codes from the state of Virginia.

Find a Home

Virginia Real Estate Listings

REALTOR.com puts real estate listings for millions of homes for sale at
your fingertips in regions across the United States and Canada. In the
U.S. we offer millions of homes spanning all 50 states and thousands of cities and towns representing over 800 MLSs. Simply enter a city and state in our search bar to gain access to REALTOR.com`s expansive database of real estate listings, homes for sale, and other real estate property currently on the market.

Find a Job

Virginia Job Network

Live Here. Work Here. The Virginia Local JobNetwork is comprised of multiple employment Web sites focusing exclusively on local communities in the State of Virginia. We are the premier online network for Virginia jobs and careers - connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals. Our first employment Web site was launched in 1994 and was one of the very first
online employment Websites in Virginia.

Virginia Jobs

One of Virginia`s key initiatives is to recruit and retain a high performance workforce. Virginia state agencies, colleges and universities offer employment and development opportunities in hundreds of traditional and emerging career fields. Our total compensation package for most full-time jobs includes excellent health and retirement benefits, twelve paid holidays, and a comprehensive paid leave program, including paid time off for service to the community. Many of our employees have access to additional family-friendly policies including flexible and alternate work schedules and telecommuting.