Westmoreland County

Montross, VA

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Business Climate

When Carry-On Trailer Corporation delivered its one millionth trailer, President Jay Pearson thanked the County, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Northern Neck Planning District Commission-and the Enterprise Zone Program.

Governor Mark Warner kicked off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week in 2005 at Potomac Supply, a highly innovative, award-winning manufacturer in Kinsale.

And when Westmoreland County's Bevans Oyster Company partnered with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences in a federally-funded experiment, they harvested oyster yields several times greater than normal,

Small businesses like Carry-On Trailer and Bevans Oyster Company thrive in Westmoreland County's pro-business climate.

Enterprise Zones. A wealth of benefits accrue to businesses located in designated zones.

Training. Affordable, custom training programs designed to meet your current and future needs are available at nearby campuses or at your business location.

Right to work. Virginia is a right to work state. There is no union activity in Westmoreland County.

Low, stable taxes. Virginia's 6 percent corporate income tax rate has not increased since 1972. Westmoreland County taxes are among the lowest in the state.

Available buildings and sites. We developed our own 78-acre industrial park where land and a ready-to-occupy shell building are available now. And there's plenty of land already zoned for business, industry and commerce located throughout the County.

Federal, State and local incentives. Experienced County executives will personally broker a custom package of federal, state and local incentives for you through our Industrial Development Authority, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Small Business Administration and the Rural Business and Industry program.

For detailed data and information about the benefits of doing business in Westmoreland County, Virginia, please visit the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and our Resource Library.

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