Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
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
Congratulations Jeff at Restless Moons Brewing for turning your dream into a reality and to now be celebrating your second anniversary! Love that Harrisonburg entrepreneurial spirit! ... See MoreSee Less
Anybody up for pickleball? Barrett Worthington and Megan Charity hope so. Business partners based in Charlottesville, Worthington and Charity are among Virginia’s opportunity zone pioneers. They hop...
The Weldon Cooper Center at UVA recently released their 2019 population estimates. Here are the numbers for our area: Locality 2010 2019 Change %Change Augusta 73,750 75,831 2,081 2.8% Rockingham 76,314 82,208 5,894 7.7% Harrisonburg 48,914 53,997 5,083 10.4% Staunton 23,746 24,971 1,225 5.2% Waynesboro 21,006 22,183 1,177 5.6%
At A Glance Each year, demographers at the Weldon Cooper Center develop and release the official population estimates for Virginia and its counties and independent cities to illuminate population coun...
This is a helpful planning tool for everyone seeking to fly local. Not literally only fly locally, but to support your local airport with hassle free flights that connect to anywhere from SHD.In February, our nearly 2,400 daily flights will take passengers to 265 destinations across North America!
Use our interactive route map to see where we fly with our four mainline partners!
It's not every day in Harrisonburg, or anywhere, that you get to see the Chairman/CEO of Northrop Grumman, the VP and COO of WellStar Health System, and the Co-CEO of SAP all together on one stage. Thank you JMU for bringing these amazing alumnae together. It was a great evening! JMU has posted the video of the panel at: Panel with Fortune 500 Execs... See MoreSee Less
LAUNCH HARRISONBURG - Powered by CO.STARTERS takes off tonight! So excited for these 14 people to grow new businesses and take a giant leap forward on their entrepreneurial journey. ... See MoreSee Less
Love the entrepreneurial spirit of the folks working inside The Hub!We are in AWE of our members in here hustling every day. They *could* be on their couch at home doing the same thing, but good things never come from comfort zones, right? How could your work benefit from a super cool office, potential collaborators, more visibilty, and a community of awesome people doing what they love? . . . #coworking #entrepreneurs #likeaboss #hustle #theperch #youcantbuildanempirefromyourcouch #comingsoon #harrisonburg ... See MoreSee Less