Roanoke, VA

The Downtown Advantage

Downtown Roanoke is the region's premier center for business. It has the highest concentration of financial, legal, insurance, real estate, medical, professional businesses and creative services in the Roanoke Region. Its central location makes it visible and accessible, with easy access to multiple markets. Parking is convenient and everything is in walking distance- making doing business easy.

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Why Downtown? >>

Central, prestigious, historic, and vibrant, Downtown Roanoke is the economic core for a region with more than 500,000 people.  Discover what makes Downtown Roanoke the best place for doing business.

Development >>

Since 2002, more than $500 million have been invested in a range of development projects—from historic rehabilitation to new construction. Learn more about recent development and opportunities in Downtown Roanoke.

Research & Reports >>

Downtown Roanoke offers a wide variety of office space and retail opportunities. Start your search here.


Office/Retail >>

Reports, plans, news, and data to learn more about economic development and opportunities in Downtown Roanoke.


Central. Visible. Vibrant. Prestigious. More than 900 businesses call Downtown Roanoke home. Whether you are looking for the best storefront for your retail business or an office that communicates your company’s mission, Downtown Roanoke offers a variety of commercial spaces to suit your business needs. Begin your search here with our retail database and visit the brokerage websites to find the best available space.