Information Technology

Central Virginia Information Technology Fact Sheet

Information Technology companies thrive in Central Virginia.  From small technology start ups to major data centers, Central Virginia’s well-educated and skilled workforce, robust fiber optics network, access to cheap, reliable energy, and exceptional quality of life support information technology businesses’ success and expansion.

Information technology firms also benefit from the world-class engineering programs, faculty, and research at the University of Virginia.  UVa Innovation encourages technology transfer to the private sector, benefitting existing and start-up companies in Central Virginia.  UVa professors and students also partner with local businesses to bring research and innovation to market.

Central Virginia Information Technology Quick Facts
Number of Firms 1,161
Number of Workers 9,763
Projected 5-Year Growth Rate 7.8%


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