City of Charlottesville Recognition

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.