Outdoor Benchmark Report: How Do We Compare?

The 2018 Outdoor Benchmark analysis has been completed by the Roanoke Regional Partnership. This update of a 2012 study, also done by the Partnership, compares the Roanoke Region to peer outdoor communities – Asheville, NC; Boulder, CO; Chattanooga, TN; Greenville, SC; and Portland, ME.

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Get2KnowNoke 2019 College Tour

Get2KnowNoke is on a mission to brand the Roanoke Region as a destination for college students to intern and work after graduation.

This spring, we will be in front of students from almost all 25 schools; including 13 four-year colleges and universities, two medical colleges, five community colleges, three career building colleges, and multiple graduate programs at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. From engineers and software developers to architects and liberal arts students, Get2KnowNoke is showing that there is a place for all majors in the Roanoke Region.

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Pratt Industries to Locate in Botetourt County Shell Building

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DALEVILLE, Va. (February 26, 2019) – Botetourt County and the Roanoke Regional Partnership today announced that Pratt Industries will invest $20+ million to finish and expand a shell building in Botetourt Center at Greenfield for the manufacturing and converting of sustainable corrugated boxes and displays. The company plans eventually to employ 50 at an average wage of $47,900 plus benefits.

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2018: 3 New Events

New events were introduced in 2018 by the Roanoke Regional Partnership’s talent attraction and retention initiative.

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