How We Tell Our Story

While Southern Virginia has become known to many successful companies as a premier location from which to conduct business, IALR works hard to continue reaching new audiences with the story of the region’s countless assets and benefits. Through a partnership with the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance, multiple avenues exist to share testimonials and facts about the region’s quality of life attributes, impressive sites, skilled talent pipeline, convenient and accessible location, and cost advantages.   

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Director of Economic Development

Linda Green

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Office: 434.766.6707
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Meet The Team

Enhancing the Visibility of Southern Virginia

IALR’s Economic Development team, through a partnership with the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance (SVRA), consistently works to enhance the visibility and raise awareness of transformative opportunities. Through high quality marketing materials, resources and communications, they strive to improve the perception and the prominence of the region to increase regional and global opportunities and attract companies, individuals and entrepreneurs.

Visit SVRA’s website and learn the impressive assets and advantages the region has to offer, including:

  • Convenient and accessible location
  • Affordable costs
  • Skilled talent pipeline
  • Proximity to transportation
  • Impressive properties
  • Data, statistics and information

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Underscoring the Region’s Attributes

In addition to promoting the economic development drivers like low costs and skilled talent, IALR’s Economic Development team and SVRA also tout the quality of life attributes, which are many. Through a comprehensive, polished website that catalogs the area’s pinnacle landmarks and attractions, those new to the area or curious to learn more can visit SoVa Is Home and discover:

  • Recreational opportunities
  • Lodging accommodations
  • Area attractions
  • Events
  • Shopping options
  • Dining establishments

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