- Dollar General
An educated workforce leads to business success. Dabney S. Lancaster Community College offers degree and certificate programs in business, including associate’s degrees in Business Administration and Business Management and career certificates in Business Leadership and Business and Communications.
- Most of the available space in the Clifton Forge and Covington downtowns is suitable for commercial (with residential potential on the upper floors)
- Affordable sale and lease rates
- A majority of the workforce (over 16 years old) commute within the Alleghany Highlands, meaning they work and shop close to home, according to the US Census
- A July 2010 retail leakage study by RKG Associates demonstrates that opportunities exist for potential retailers in the building materials, sport and hobby, office supply, clothing and jewelry segments.
Numerous retail properties are available in shopping centers and in the downtown business districts of Clifton Forge and Covington. For more information, contact Marla Akridge, Executive Director of the AHEDC.