2017 Annual Report

Looking back, 2017 was another outstanding year to live and work in the Roanoke Region of Virginia. Thank you to Roanoke Regional Partnership investors for supporting work that focuses on results that shape our region’s economic future.

Announced business investment in 2017 represented $378 million in annual economic impact and 1,461 direct and indirect jobs.

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Atlantic Credit and Finance To Create 115 Jobs in Downtown Roanoke

atlantic credit and finance roanokeROANOKE, Va. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Atlantic Credit and Finance (ACF), a subsidiary of Encore Capital Group, will invest $4 million to expand its operations, creating 115 new jobs in downtown Roanoke.

The company, a leading servicer of unsecured, consumer-distressed assets, currently located at 3353 Orange Ave., will be moving to a new 50,000-square-foot office at 111 Franklin Road. With 244 retained jobs plus the new hires, 359 people will be added to growing downtown employment.

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Home for the Holidays [12 Things to Experience in the Roanoke Region]

Did the kids come home for the holidays? Here’s your chance to get them to come home for good (just not in your basement). We’ve put together a handy guide of 12 experiences in the Roanoke Region that will give them a whole new perspective on life back home. The guide is just one example of the new talent attraction program of the Roanoke Regional Partnership.

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AEP Expanding, Adding 102 Jobs in the City of Roanoke

aep roanokeAmerican Electric Power Co. (AEP) will invest $12.7 million to establish its AEP Transmission operation in the City of Roanoke. AEP is modernizing, rebuilding, and expanding electricity transmission lines throughout its service area, covering 11 states and 200,000 miles.

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