Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development

Bedford County, Virginia

Picture Your Business in Bedford County

Bedford County consists of 764 square miles located in west-central Virginia just east of the Roanoke metropolitan area.

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Virginia “Best State for Business”

A diverse economy, strong workforce and pro-business regulatory climate propels Virginia to No. 1. In 2013, named Virginia, “Best State for Business.”

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Existing Business Assistance

The existing business community is of vital importance to Bedford County. A number of studies show that job growth from existing businesses far exceeds job growth from new industry attraction.

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New London Business & Technology Center

The New London Business and Technology Center is a 500 wooded acre development that combines modern day technology with environmentally friendly sites and walking trails. Although the center’s focus is technology, a wide variety of business uses are welcome.

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Agriculture In Bedford County

With 200,000 acres of farmland and 1,400 farms, Bedford County is home to a strong agriculture industry and a growing local food movement with more than $23.6 million in annual farm sales (*2007 U.S. Census figure) and 2,889 ag-based jobs.

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Existing Business Assistance

Bedford County’s Office of Economic Development can help make your business more profitable by providing the best solutions for your business needs. Explore our workforce development resources to help you grow your business.

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