Region Eight

Contact:

Ashley Schickle
540-209-5107

Region Eight includes the counties of Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren, and the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Winchester.

Current Projects

Region Eight’s current projects can be found at the link below.

REGION EIGHT SNAPSHOT

Population: 538,346

Average Annual Wage: $40,052

Unemployment Rate: 2.9%

Targeted Industries:

Financial and Business Services

Light Manufacturing

Healthcare

IT and Communications

Transportation and Logistics

Value-added Food-related Manufacturing

Biomedical/Biotechnical