West Virginia Resources Page
Regional Report: South Atlantic Region Ranks High for Business InvestmentWith its well-established infrastructure, leading workforce-development programs, and right-to-work states, the South Atlantic region continues to attract advanced technology companies.
Location Notebook: West Virginia’s Economic Diversification Helping the State to Meet ChallengesThe P&G win was an important one for the state, providing validation that West Virginia can be a competitive place to do business.
West Virginia Basic Business TaxesCorporation Net Income Tax, Business Franchise Tax, Business and Occupation Tax, Consumers’ Sales and Service Tax and Use Tax, Business Registration Tax, Severance Taxes, Personal Income Tax, Property Taxes
West Virginia Direct Financial IncentivesWest Virginia's economic development, finance and tax organizations provide a range of incentive programs to initiate new business and commercial investment.
Regional Report: Diverse Industries Reflect Economic Gains in the South-AtlanticA region that gets its pro-business message across, the South Atlantic’s growth in manufacturing, Information technology, and life sciences has moved beyond big cities to its smaller metro areas as well.
Regional Report: Economy Sizzling in the South Atlantic StatesWith numerous new and expanded facilities being announced in 2013 and 2014, the South Atlantic region’s string of success stories is continuing.
Energy-Rich States Growing U.S. Economy, Shifting Global BalanceStates with plentiful energy resources exhibited the fastest rates of economic growth last year; nationwide growth in energy-related jobs was more than twice the national average of overall job growth.
Leading Locations for 2014: U.S. Metros Ranked for Economic and Job GrowthArea Development analyzes economic and workforce data for 379 MSAs, producing a snapshot of the cities across America that are poised to capitalize on the new potential for economic growth as the United States leaves the recession behind. A diversified economic base tops the most desirable traits.
Manufacturing in America: Bigger, Better and BolderAmerican manufacturing is on the upswing, with advances in innovation and productivity buoyed by decreased energy and transportation costs, and new efforts to increase work force skills.
Optimizing Economic Growth in Shale Zone CommunitiesThe ability to access oil and natural gas reserves found in the nation’s shale regions has presented new opportunities for economic growth along with a host of infrastructure and real estate challenges.
Regional Report: The South Atlantic Capitalizes on Its Pro-Business ClimateCustomized incentives and work force training, as well as its right-to-work environment, are drawing auto, aero, life sciences, and other advanced manufacturers to the South Atlantic.
Employing a Team Approach During Planning and Construction of a New FacilityBy utilizing a multidisciplinary development firm that can adapt to their specific needs, companies can ensure their facilities are delivered on time and within budget.
Leading Locations for 2013: The South-Atlantic MSAsSuccess breeds success, and economic growth in the South Atlantic States — Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia — is a prime example of this, especially when it comes to foreign investment.
Leading Locations for 2013: The MSAs with Strongest Prime Work Force GrowthREVISED 6/10 - In most of the cities that rank well in our "Prime Work Force" indicators, you will find a an abundance of culture and a strong higher education presence providing the kind of technology-transfer capacity that attracts a talented labor pool, sparks entrepreneurial activity, and provides an attractive destination for the types of startups and advanced manufacturing companies that are propelling metropolitan economics.
Britain-Based DST Innovations Partners With Blue Rock Manufacturing in Morgantown, West Virginia