City of Charlottesville Recognition
- Best City in Virgina for Business Start-ups by BusinessWeek.
- Named #2 of America’s Top 25 towns to live well for its cultural amenities,
pro-business environments, and highly educated workforce by Forbes.com.
- Awarded Playful City USA 2010-2014.
- Awarded Tree City USA 2008-2013.
- Recognized for Performance Management Successes by ICMA Center for Performance Measures.
- City of Charlottesville Ranks 51st in Top 100 Places to Live and Launch a Business in the United States by CNNMoney.com.
- Named the Third Best Place in the USA to Retire
by US News & World Report.
- 96.4% of residents would recommend Charlottesville as a place to live and work
and 95.6% rated the quality of life as good/excellence.