A better home for your business. A better process for relocation.

For business and industry looking to move ahead, Jefferson County is the move to make, yielding all the strategic advantages of the Mid-Atlantic Corridor at significantly lower costs in an inviting high-quality setting. With a location in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, inside the Washington, D.C. metro, Jefferson County provides crucial access to the markets, resources, and high-knowledge workforce of D.C., Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland—and all at lower costs in a beautifully natural setting steeped in engaging history, where picturesque communities offer urban amenities combined with small town charm and higher education opportunities.

At Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), we’re ready to make your relocation productive and profitable in a process of rewarding ease. Let us connect you to:

Sites that answer all enterprise needs. Explore and inspect shovel-ready sites and other properties on site tours that we are pleased to arrange and conduct. Jefferson County is home to multiple federally-designated Opportunity Zones, including the 400-acre Burr Business Park, where we can introduce you to leading companies already flourishing there.

Incentives that promote growth and speed ROI. Reduce costs from the start with resources and assistance that include:

  • Economic Opportunity Tax Credit
  • Freeport Exemptions
  • Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemptions
  • Manufacturing Inventory Credit
  • Manufacturing Investment Credit
  • Sales Tax Exemption for Qualified Warehouse and Distribution Centers

A workforce team ready to drive productivity and profitability. JCDA partners with multiple organizations, including the West Virginia Development Office, Workforce WV, and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College to assist in recruitment, screening and training needs. These efforts are supported by programs such as the Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program, which since its launch has distributed $54 million in development funds and trained nearly 200,000 employees.

Professional networking that links you and your enterprise to greater opportunity. Let JCDA introduce you to a welcoming business community with a commitment to quality and innovation. Together, we are creating dynamic global opportunity. We hope you will join us!

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