The Roanoke Region employment growth from December 2018 to December 2019 exceeded employment growth rates for NOVA, Richmond, Hampton Roads, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Blacksburg (BLS). There’s a reason that employment growth in 2019 was so strong; it’s the work of the Roanoke Regional Partnership and its government partners.
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (January 21, 2020) – Franklin County officials and Governor Ralph Northam today announced the largest investment to date in the Summit View Business Park. Traditional Medicinals, the leading seller of organic herbal wellness tea in the U.S., will invest $29.7 million to build an East Coast manufacturing and processing operation. The company will build a 125,000 s.f. facility on 30 acres and create 56 new jobs.
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The Roanoke Regional Partnership brought home three Summit Awards from PRSA Blue Ridge in November at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. The awards represent the best public relations campaigns and tactics in the region.