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Learn about Albemarle County's prime locationAlbemarle County is one of the most desirable locations in Virginia and in the nation, with an excellent school system, low taxes, a skilled and educated workforce, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities in a beautiful setting. Our community is energized by entrepreneurship and invention fueled by the University of Virginia, one of the country’s most renowned research institutions. Our strategic location offers easy access to airports, rail service and highway networks that place us within one day access to more than half of the U.S. population. Our focus on innovation, ideas and opportunity make Albemarle an ideal place to cultivate your business. Click here to get to know Albemarle County better...


Starting Your Business in Albemarle County

Starting Your Business in Albemarle County

Relocating Your Business to Albemarle County

Albemarle County's Target Industries
 

  


 
Albemarle County’s Office of Community and Business Partnerships is anxious to support your existing business with a range of services and programs. Our goal is to connect existing businesses with the information, resources and programs that will help them thrive and grow. In addition to County staff, this network includes individuals and agencies offering assistance in a variety of areas including finance, international trade, process improvement, business planning and workforce development, and University of Virginia or Piedmont Virginia Community College programs.  
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             Susan Stimart
Economic Development Facilitator
434-296-5841     
Lee Catlin
Assistant to the County Executive
for Community and Business Partnerships
434-296-5841


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The Albemarle Advantage
  • Stable, well-run government
  • AAA bond rating
  • Home to the University of Virginia & Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Terrific public school system
  • Thriving high-technology companies and employee base
  • Competitive real estate & property taxes
  • Excellent parks and natural areas
  • An abundance of cultural, historical & leisure opportunities
  • Low crime rate 
  • Strong entrepreneurial focus

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Albemarle At-A-Glance
Population: 99,010 (2010) 
Area: 726 square miles
2013 Real Estate Tax Rate:
$0.766 per $100
2013 Personal Property Tax
Rate:
$4.28 per $100
Unemployment Rate: 5%
(April 2011) 
Per capita income: $35,428
(April 2011) 
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Classes, News & Events

Please check out the Center for Innovative Technology’s most recent alerts and scheduled training events. For more info click here.


Center for Innovation Technology:2014 Mid-Atlantic SBIR/STTR Funding Strategies Symposium is coming soon! April 22-23 at the Center for Innovation Technology! Click here to register.


Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series from SCORE. April 24 - May 15. Click here to register.


Check out the upcomping workshops available through the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center!


Check out the upcoming workshops available through Genedge Alliance!


 

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