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Albemarle County Draft Economic Development Strategic Plan 
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Learn about Albemarle County's prime location 

  • Stable, well-run government
  • AAA bond rating from all three rating agencies
  • 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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Susan Stimart
Economic Development Facilitator
434-972-4016

Beth Pizzichemi
Project Information Coordinator
434-972-4016


 
Albemarle County’s Economic Development Office is anxious to support your 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.  

 

We Can Help Your Existing Business Grow
 

The Albemarle County Economic Development Office is here to help you start your business in Albemarle County.

We can assist with all stages of the business development process: permitting processes, finding funding sources, marketing and business plans, connecting business owners to workforce services and training resources, and we are happy to help county business owners find their way through any issues or questions that may come up.

 

Get Your Business Started


The Albemarle County Economic Development Office is showcasing entrepreneurship and innovation in the county through their new series, People of Albemarle.

 

View the growing portfolio of featured profiles on our new office Facebook page.


 

The Albemarle County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, operating in partnership with the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors to improve the quality of life for citizens of the County through responsible and sustainable economic development practices, using the County's Comprehensive and Strategic Plans for guidance, along with the County's upcoming Economic Development Strategic Plan.

Get to know the Directors of the Albemarle County Economic Development Authority.

For more information regarding EDA meetings, please visit the EDA Online Portal. Here you can view a calendar of meeting dates and access materials related to meetings such as agendas and minutes
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