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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One of Greater Richmond's key advantages for businesses is its strategic location on the East Coast's longest thoroughfare, Interstate 95.  Companies not only have an advantage of being well connected to various transportation methods, but residents enjoy an average 25-minute commute to professional destinations.

  • Ideally situated in the heart of the East Coast economic corridor, midway between Maine and Florida.
  • More than 55 percent of the U.S. population is within 750 miles of the area.
  • 500 miles to Boston and established Northeast markets and to Atlanta and Southeast markets.
  • Washington, D.C., the nation's capital and the location of embassies, consulates, and international organizations, is only 100 miles away.
  • More than 100 motor freight companies and brokers serve the area, including specialists in heavy hauling, overdimensional loads, and liquid or dry bulk.
  • Fast shipping access - UPS Freight has its home office in the City of Richmond and FedEx and UPS operate a regional hub in the region.
  • There are more than 40 courier service companies -- scheduled and rush, local, intrastate, and interstate.

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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.

Other Greater Richmond Partnership Web Sites

Greater Richmond Partnership | Business First | Richmond: Love What You Find