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“Anyone that is looking to relocate their business should seriously consider moving to Hanover County. I don’t think anybody would be disappointed with the workforce, the traffic, or the business climate.” - Jim Nathanson, President, Target Marketing

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Home Grown. National Results.

  • More than 60% of Hanover businesses are small businesses with fewer than five employees.
  • A Hanover company constructs grandstands for major sporting events including the Kentucky Derby, Indy 500 and the U.S. Open.
  • Commercial plane and space rocket Air filtration systems are manufactured in hanover county.

Blog: Hanover's Perspective

  • vavelocitytour

    Business Plan Competitions Offer Funding to Virginia Startups

    The Commonwealth of Virginia and Village Capital are hosting the weeklong Virginia Velocity Tour, which will provide $125,000 in funding to startups in the biotechnology, health, energy, agriculture, and security sectors. The tour kicks off on September 19,...

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  • Hanover AutumnFest & 5K LOGO

    Savor Fall at the Hanover AutumnFest and 5K

    Hanover AutumnFest will kick off the fall season on September 10 at historic Hanover Tavern. The festival includes Kids Fun Run Half-Miler and 5K Race, followed by a festival of live music, local craft beer, Virginia wine, food...

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  • Employee Turnover

    Four Considerations for Employee Retention

    As the economy improves, some businesses may experience greater challenges with employee retention. In early 2016, Hanover County’s unemployment rate stood at 3.5 percent which equates to approximately 2,000 people. That number is down from 4.2 percent in...

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