TAZEWELL COUNTY PROFILE
Virginia’s e-Region is a Southeastern U.S. location for electronic information technology, energy, education and emerging specialty manufacturing. The Region is marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA). VCEDA operates several unique incentive and financing programs to encourage new job creation and economic diversification. Financial support for fixed assets, construction of buildings for sale or lease, installation of utilities and direct loans to private for profit basic employers and industrial development authorities. Financing is based in part upon the number of new jobs created, wage rates and amount of private investment.
The region welcomes and supports new businesses and entrepreneurs, and also has an aggressive existing industry support program that includes scheduled visitations to inform companies of resources and training, as well as to listen to their needs and concerns.