Professional Offices


The region's high-quality of life attracts talent, including those well-educated in the area.


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    Diverse, capable workforce
  2. Employers have access to a regional workforce of more than 200,000 well-educated, technologically sophisticated, and extremely capable people who can meet a diverse range of recruitment needs. This workforce includes: 

    • A large and diverse pool of highly qualified graduates from several area colleges & universities, including the University of Virginia, one of the nation's leading public educational institutions.
    • A significant percentage of technologically sophisticated workers are able to adapt to employers' rapidly evolving needs.
    • An out commuting workforce of over 55%. These workers are readily attracted to job opportunities closer to home.