The Greenbrier Valley is a Destination That Will Leave You Wanting More

Photo Courtesy of Pocahontas CVB

As the third most forested state in the United States, fall in West Virginia is nothing short of breathtaking. As the crisp air settles and the Greenbrier Valley comes alive with vibrant autumn color, Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Monroe counties offer the best in recreation and relaxation. 

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Likely, your bags are already packed as you wait for the perfect moment to visit.  From picturesque train rides to pick-your-own produce farms, nature walks with fall views and autumn festivities with cozy fall comfort food – we can assure you that the perfect time to visit is now. 

The Greenbrier Valley is a destination that will leave you wanting more. The good news?  There is more.  And you don’t have to limit yourself to visits. West Virginia is a land of opportunities no matter the season. Better news? In the Greenbrier Valley, your entrepreneurial dream of living and working here can become a reality. 

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If you have plans to finally pursue that business you have been dreaming of, or to find help in expanding your current business, Greenbrier Valley EDC has you covered. Through our programs and network of partners we’re here to help you find the resources you need to help you reach your business development goals. 

Photo courtesy of Greenbrier County CVB

Why West Virginia? Why Greenbrier Valley? Outdoor paradise, small town charm, world class recreation aside, West Virginia continues to offer abundant reasons to grow your business here, including  
some of the lowest costs of doing business and some of the lowest housing prices in the nation. Our regional transportation network includes interstates, highways, an airport with commercial service, and rail options to get you or your products to the next destination. The region’s labor shed encompasses more than 282,000 people, many of whom grew up around timber production, mining, and other industries demanding a good day’s work. Education partners keep our workforce strong by promoting skills in the areas employers need most while tailoring training for business needs – often at little or no cost.

Photo Courtesy of Greenbrier Enviromental Group, Inc. 

Ready to go but need help finding a location? We can help you find the perfect site for your business, from small town store front to industrial park.  We keep a comprehensive list of commercial properties on our website, so that businesses can find exactly what they need. Our own properties include a business park in the heart of Pocahontas County, land at an existing industrial park in beautiful Monroe County, and a large multi-tenant building at the Greenbrier Valley Airport Industrial Park just outside the buzz worthy city of Lewisburg. 

 In addition to finding a space, we can guide you through local and state financing options and tax incentives. We have a network of supporting agencies that can help startups and expansion opportunities. Workforce and training programs are waiting to be tailored for your business. We can connect you with local business owners who will be happy to provide candid answers to your questions as well as other officials in communities you may be considering. 

West Virginia and the Greenbrier Valley are embracing innovative entrepreneurs and companies who are seeking to become part of the momentum happening in our mountains. West Virginia is leaning into outdoor recreation, green manufacturing, emerging technologies, and welcoming a brighter tomorrow. We hope you will join us.

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