Why locate Your Business in Roanoke and the Surrounding Area?
The Roanoke Valley area is a gateway to the country with a strong interstate and air transportation infrastructure. This efficiently supports regional, national and worldwide commerce. The local workforce is well educated, offering advanced systems and experience to support any commercial business.
The local diversified economy and area will help attract and retain the best employees. This thriving region is home to 600 miles of trails, 22 miles of greenways, 24 rivers/creeks and 300,000 acres of national forest. Lifestyle attractions here are second to none like the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blue Ridge Mountains and Smith Mountain Lake, and our growing winery and brewery scene features Deschutes and Ballast Point tasting rooms. Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute and Taubman Museum of Art are prominent area institutions and within 60 miles there are 25 institutes of higher learning. What’s more, the cost of living is below the national average and the average commute is just 20 minutes.