Our Mission

Goochland County Economic Development promotes Goochland County, Virginia to new, existing, and expanding companies in order to:
  • Secure business investment in the county
  • Expand the county's tax base
  • Create new jobs
Ultimately, we work to cultivate a diverse economic climate in which every citizen has the opportunity to thrive.

Honoring Our Roots


While our eyes are always on the future, we never lose sight of the past. Goochland County Economic Development commits to a sustainable growth plan that maximizes opportunity while preserving the county's rural heritage.

Cultivating a Bright Future


Goochland County Economic Development is here to help businesses grow. We do this by:
  • Acting as a liaison between businesses and county government
  • Gathering pertinent data and resources
  • Helping prospects identify potential site locations
  • Guiding companies through zoning, permitting/licensing, and other processes or procedures
  • Expanding the county's commercial real estate inventory
  • Connecting new and existing companies to foster a collaborative local business community
  • Providing advice and support for start-up ventures
  • Helping existing entrepreneurs strategize about future growth
  • Finding, evaluating, and recommending financial resources, incentive programs, and workforce development services for business owners