Business Incentives

Incentivizing Investment

Our prime location, low cost of entry, and workforce bring Fauquier’s strengths into focus, and our incentives make the advantages clear. Within CNBC’s #1 Top State for Business, we provide locating and expanding firms with serious savings and an edge to match. To encourage the attraction and retention of new, existing, and expanding businesses, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors nurtures growth in targeted industries. From tax incentive zones to training and recruitment, we prioritize your progress–and prosperity.

Local Incentives

  • Fauquier County’s eight Service Districts are tax incentive zones. They offer reductions on business personal property tax and BPOL tax with minimal capital investment and job creation. Designated incentive zones include:
    • Technology Zones
    • Tourism Zones
    • Defense Service/Production Zones
    • Green Development Zones
  • Fauquier County offers incentives in the following sectors: Agribusiness, Data Centers, Cybertechnology, Defense, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food and Beverage
  • Microloans
  • Small business technology grants
  • Small business tourism grants
  • Workforce training partnerships with Laurel Ridge Community College for companies of every size
  • Expedited permitting, site plan approvals, and potential fee waivers

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Incentives

Start A Business

Balancing risk and reward is part of the entrepreneurial journey, but Fauquier County’s high-caliber workforce, quality of life, and affordability minimize the variables and maximize the returns.