Renowned Colleges and Universities
College Graduates Annually
Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Lowest Cost of Business in Forbes Best Small Cities for Business

Located on the Interstate-81 corridor in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for businesses seeking to balance quality of life with a low cost of doing business. As a university town, Harrisonburg is a bustling city with a young, talented workforce and a supportive business environment.   

National publications have recognized this unique combination of assets that Harrisonburg offers: 

Ranked #2 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business – Forbes, 2019

Named 1 of the 10 Most Livable College Towns in America – Strategistico.com, 2022

#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

Ranked #12 out of 325 metro areas
in Best Places to Work in Manufacturing – SmartAsset, 2021

Now open on the basement level of Liberty Mercantile! Congratulations on the new space Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters.We are thrilled to open our new doors to the public tomorrow. We extend boundless gratitude to the l individuals who have been instrumental in our journey thus far. We are very proud of our ur humble and quiet roastery/tasting room, and we genuinely hope you’ll visit to say hello and try a cup of our one of the amazing coffees we roast in house. ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations on your 6 year anniversary Restless Moons Brewing. You've been an awesome addition to the Harrisonburg brew scene!Are we good at taking photos? Assuredly not. Are we good at making beer? We like to think so!For our fifth and final six year anniversary beer we collaborated with our friends at Brothers Craft Brewing to create Oh Brothers, Where Art Thou? This Belgian IPA adds a unique spin on the traditional IPA formula by blending the complimentary fruit notes from the hops and Belgian yeast. We'll be tapping it tomorrow as part of our anniversary weekend, so come by and try it for yourself! ... See MoreSee Less
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**New Business Alert**AU Events LLC is a new event planning business here in Harrisonburg! Check out their services below...What does being a guest at your own event feel like? You might experience the following symptoms:-Less Stress-Confidence-Enjoyment-ReliefLet us handle the details so you can focus on what matters most!Owner/Operator Audrey Smith has over 10 years of experience planning, coordinating, and managing various kinds of events, from corporate parties and employee engagement activities, tournaments, and donation drives, to birthdays, engagements, showers, and even the occasional trade show. Reach out now to see how AU Events can help! ... See MoreSee Less
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The expanded Broad Porch Coffee opens today in their new space! Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less
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**New Business Alert**Costa Oil - 10 Minute Oil Change is now open! Costa Oil is a veteran owned business on Deyerle Ave. Now that we are almost out of winter, it's time to get your vehicle ready for spring! ... See MoreSee Less
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