Based in Richmond, Virginia

The capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Greater Richmond Region.

Richmond emerged from the smoldering rubble of the Civil War as an economic powerhouse, with iron front buildings and massive brick factories. Canal traffic peaked in the 1860s and slowly gave way to railroads, allowing Richmond to become a major railroad crossroads, eventually including the site of the world's first triple railroad crossing.

Other Interesting Facts about Richmond

  • - It’s unique placement on the fault line separating Tidewater and Piedmont regions provided a natural nexus for the development of commerce.
  • - Boasts the world’s only triple crossing of railroads and sits at the intersection of 2 major interstates.
  • - Home to 6 Fortune 500 companies placing it among the top 15 cities in the nation with most Fortune 500 headquarters.
  • - Home of Federal Reserve Bank.
  • - Prominent hub for advertising agencies.
  • - Fast becoming known for its food and craft brewing scene.