Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Lowest Cost of Business in Forbes Best Small Cities for Business
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 #2 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business– Forbes, 2019
#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
Selected as 1 of 4 in Best Towns To Visit in 2021 – Film Daily, 2021
A beautiful holiday weekend ahead to grab a coffee, do some shopping and enjoy a nice meal! Don't send your money to online e-commerce corporations, keep it in Harrisonburg and support your friends and neighbors! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to TSSi on earning the U.S. Department of Labor's Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion Award! The Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans. Way to go TSSi! ... See MoreSee Less
U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Tactical & Survival Specialties, LLC (TSSi) as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presen...
A big weekend in The Friendly City!"They love Harrisonburg and the surrounding Shenandoah Valley. We hear this over and over from our alumni. They always tell me how important the Harrisonburg area was when they were deciding where to go to college, and how much they enjoy coming back. The city’s “Friendly By Nature” slogan is much more than some nice words used on marketing materials; they truly describe Harrisonburg, a city that makes a lasting, welcoming impression on our students."Well said President Alger!www.dnronline.com/opinion/open_forum/celebrating-our-mutual-home-during-homecoming/article_2117d0...... See MoreSee Less
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