Office of Economic Development

Our office can help your organization or community by providing research and university connections that will help you think strategically and find your pathway to economic growth.

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Solving Problems, Connecting Resources, Engaging Communities

In the spirit of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), our office can help connect you with the resources and world-class research of Virginia Tech, engage your community, and turn your ideas into action.

GO Virginia

GO Virginia is a statewide initiative designed to encourage Virginia's economic growth through the creation of high-wage jobs. Discover information about GO Virginia Region 2, including meeting agendas, documentation, and project resources.

Vibrant Virginia

Vibrant Virginia engages and supports university faculty in exploring community and economic development in urban and rural Virginia. Learn about our project Vibrant Viriginia.

Our Projects

Our office completes analyses, assessments, studies, and projects that equip communities and organizations with the tools they need to succeed.


RVI is a new state-wide initiative focused on bridging the urban/rural divide. 


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Virginia Tech building in Northern Virginia.

In our Arlington branch, staff focus on building partnerships in Northern Virginia.

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VT in Hampton Roads

A new Hampton Roads location in Newport News will allow us to better serve the entirety of the Hampton Roads region.