SoVa Region

A Region Built on Manufacturing that is Affordable, Accessible and Skilled


Variety of innovative workforce training facilities and an extraordinary, advanced manufacturing workforce training pipeline


17 shovel ready sites from 8 to 36 pad acres and a multitude of existing buildings


Discover life in Southern Virginia… where you find yourself in the middle of the best life has to offer


We’re within a day’s drive to over 60% of the US population and over two-thirds of the US industrial base. MORE


Low cost of living with stable taxes and manufacturing costs 18% below the national average & 40% less than the Western U.S. & Europe MORE


Robust workforce solutions with K-12 to education pipeline and customized training centers. MORE


Within a day’s drive of over 60% of the US population and over 2/3 of the US industrial base.

Strong rail connections and convenient access to interstates make Southern Virginia the perfect location to distribute goods throughout the US.



Four 4-lane divided highways connecting to six Interstates within an hour’s drive


Seven domestic/international airports within two and a half hours


Served by Norfolk Southern Railroad

Port of Virginia

Direct access to the Port of Virginia with the deepest harbor and largest cranes on the East Coast


Improve your bottom line just by locating your business in Southern Virginia.

Building costs in Southern Virginia are approximately 20% below the national average.

Manufacturing costs are 18% below the national average & 40% less than the Western U.S. and Europe

Industry Sectors

High Performance Manufacturing

Advanced Materials

Environmental & Life Sciences

IT & Professional Services



of Workforce is in Manufacturing

60-Minute Radius Workforce

National Career Readiness Certificates

Featured Properties

A sample of our 29 VEDP-certified shovel ready sites with 25 acres+ and shell buildings 27K – 100K SqFt