Convenient. Vibrant. Creative. Prestigious. Authentic. Whether you’re a start up, mid-sized or major corporation, Downtown Roanoke is where you need to be. As the core financial, commercial, and cultural center for a trade area of more than 880,000 people , it only makes sense that so many businesses have made Downtown Roanoke their main or regional headquarters. Among them are many larger companies like Meridium, Wachovia, BB&T and SunTrust, just to name a few. The area is also home to many financial services, healthcare organizations, legal and government services.
You don’t have to be a big business to get the advantages of being located in southwestern Virginia’s largest business headquarters. See for yourself, Downtown Roanoke has all the resources you need for your business.
A Virginia State Enterprise Zone
The Governor has designated downtown Roanoke as one of Virginia’s State Enterprise Zones. Within these areas, businesses can take advantage of state tax credits and deductions not available to businesses elsewhere. Not only does this stimulate business, but it also attracts new businesses, helps the area grow and increases employment opportunities. Click link to the city’s info on the enterprise zone downtown.
Roanoke Entrepreneur Hub
Interested in starting your own business? Click here for a one-stop resource for entrepreneurs interested in starting or growing a business in the region.
A partnership of businesses, organizations and government have created a wireless internet zone (WiFi) in the heart of downtown that allows up to two hours a day for free web surfing. Click on the map and see where you can get connected.
Commercial Real Estate
No one knows Downtown Roanoke Real Estate like our local brokerage companies. Looking for a new home for your technology company in a refurbished warehouse? How about skyscraper views for your law firm? Click here for a list of commercial real estate resources to get started on your search.
The Roanoke Region is hard at work to help businesses start, expand, and relocate. Learn more about the region's dynamic business climate, community data, our skilled workforce, and more by visiting the Roanoke Regional Partnership and the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.