Renowned Colleges and Universities
College Graduates Annually
Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Fastest Growing
Metro Area in Virginia

Located directly on the Interstate-81 corridor in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking to successfully balance work and life.  As a university town, Harrisonburg enjoys all the arts and amenities of a big city combined with the ease, recreation and charm of a small city.  Harrisonburg continually receives national recognition, including:

Ranked #1 in 50 Most Popular Mid-Size Cities People Are Moving To – moveBuddha.com, 2018

Ranked #3 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #6 in America’s Favorite Towns
– Travel & Leisure, 2016

Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2017

Ranked #1 in the Top Cities for Starting a Business in the U.S. PennyGeeks.com, 2018

Named one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #7 out of 325 metro areas in Best Places for Millennials to Move
 Reviews.org, 2019

Crime. There, got your attention. For DataMonday, we're looking at crime stats. We compiled the data on the 38 cities in the recently released 2018 Virginia Crime Report (so you wouldn't have to go through the 507 page document) to compare Harrisonburg to its peers. Harrisonburg has the 8th lowest crime rate in number of Group A Crimes Per 100,000 Population. If you're a CSI type and want to read the full report, you can at www.vsp.virginia.gov/downloads/Crime_in_Virginia/Crime_in_Virginia_2018.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

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A cool new partnership between Charlee Rose Boutique and Burn Boot Camp - Harrisonburg, VA! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Virginia Scan real estate database is a service of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.  The database is not a comprehensive listing of all commercial spaces and sites available in Harrisonburg.  If you are a property owner or commercial broker and would like your space listed in Virginia Scan, please contact Harrisonburg Economic Development.  View the list of select sites below or contact Harrisonburg Economic Development staff for a comprehensive overview of available commercial sites in the city.