About the State

West Virginia is located in the heart of Appalachia, strategically located and connected to major metropolitan areas up and down the Eastern U.S. and Canada. Learn how our low cost of living and pro-business tax climate coupled with a high quality of life make life better here.

Key Industries

West Virginia's diverse economy has moved beyond our history of resource extraction to include a robust array of products and services. Learn about the key industries that have taken a foothold here and learn why leading companies make their home in the Mountain State.

Business Assistance

The West Virginia Development Office works hard to make the process of locating in West Virginia smooth and seamless. Our team walks with businesses every step of the way to locate a new site, expand facilities, export goods, train to employees, and much more.

Global Engagement

West Virginia is home to more than 130 businesses representing 27 countries from around the world, and West Virginia businesses export goods and services to more than 95 countries. Learn how our international team works out of three worldwide office to foster global engagement.

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February's featured sites

Thursday, February 09 2017

West Virginia is home to more than 150 sites that are readily available to meet your clients' needs. We understand the value of your time, and we want to assist you and your clients every step of the way. Our new website provides an online site selection tool to make the beginning steps of site search and assessment easy and convenient. Below are February's featured West Virginia sites.


Apple Grove in Mason County, West Virginia


1. Apple Grove


  • 1,370 acres located in Mason County near Point Pleasant, West Virginia
  • Transportation assets include:
    • CSX rail access
    • Less than 25 miles to I-64 and US Route 35
    • Navigable waterway on the Ohio River
  • Labor force of more than 450,000 within a 50 mile radius

Apple Grove provides countless possibilities with its diverse transportation options and direct access to large, skilled workforce. Visit our online site selector tool or contact the West Virginia Department of Commerce team to learn more about the site.

2. Mingo County Wood Park

  • 100 acres located in Mingo County near Holden, West Virginia
  • Level-grade site ready for development
  • Workforce of more than 300,000 skilled workers, many displaced

This site puts your client at an advantage by providing flat land in the southern part of West Virginia. Contact a team member today to learn more about the benefits of MIngo County Wood Park.

3. Tabler Station Business Park

  • 218 available acres in Berkeley County near Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Transportation assets include:
    • Less than 60 miles to Washington Dulles International Airport
    • Only one-half mile to I-81
    • Rail access, serviced by Winchester & Western
  • Laborshed of more than 1 million

Not only does this location provide flat land, it also comes with direct access to an enormous skilled workforce and varied modes of transportation. If you or your client is interested in Tabler Station Business Park, please contact a West Virginia Department of Commerce team member now.

Ready to learn more? WestVirginia.gov provides many great resources for site selectors. In addition to the online site selector tool, the website includes valuable information about the advantages of doing business in West Virginia, as well as business assistance resources that you and your clients need to know.

Get started today! Visit WestVirginia.gov or call a West Virginia Department of Commerce team member to help your business expand and grow.

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