Greater Richmond Partnership

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. is the regional economic development group representing the City of Richmond and the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico.

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Richmond World View

Learn about Greater Richmond’s expansive international connections and business advantages.

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Business First Greater Richmond

Greater Richmond companies have access to a network of resources needed to support their business success.

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Richmond: Love What You Find

Relocating to Greater Richmond, Virginia? You will find what you love, and love what you find.

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Richmond is located in the state of Virginia on the east coast at the north/south mid-point, halfway between New England and Florida.

Virginia is strategically located at the center of the east coast economic corridor. Road and rail links are excellent with New York (288 miles), Atlanta (469 miles) and Boston (477 miles).

The growing Richmond metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million. Virginia has a population of 7.8 million.

The nation’s capital, Washington DC, is adjacent to Virginia’s north east corner (The Pentagon is actually in Virginia). Richmond, Virginia’s state capital is only 98 miles due south of DC (two hours drive).

The Greater Richmond metro area covers approximately 5,700 square miles (14,800 km) in a historic setting but with a modern outlook and many choices of lifestyles. As the state capital, Richmond has the cultural and recreational opportunities you would expect from a large city – and with friendly “Southern Charm”.

Distance from Other Cities

City & State Miles Kilometers
Atlanta, GA 469 755
Boston, MA 477 767
Charlotte, NC 247 397
Chicago, IL 619 997
Jacksonville, FL 551 887
New York, NY 288 463
St. Louis, MO 700 1,126
Washington, DC 98 158

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Contact Information

Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.
901 E. Byrd St., Suite 801
Richmond, VA, USA 23219
(804) 643-3227
(800) 229-6332

International Cost Comparison

PDF Download Compare startup costs in Greater Richmond and seven other cities. The Directory of Interntationally Owned Firms provides contact and product information for the metro area's foreign affiliated firms.

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