Retail in Richmond

Aerial view of Main Road in Richmond

The Richmond Development Corporation’s staff is here to facilitate the decision-making process for retailers, real estate brokers/developers and other commercial operations by:

  • Providing data to retailers, brokers and developers

  • Identifying available sites and spaces for retail development

  • Building relationships with local and national real estate brokers, retailers and developers

  • Facilitating the regulatory process for developers

  • Identifying retail supply leakages in trade areas

  • Recruiting targeted retailers and retail developers to Richmond

Retail Trade Area

In addition to ongoing efforts to manage existing business development programs, the Richmond Development Corporation has enlisted the assistance of an outside consulting firm to promote the Richmond market to targeted restaurants and retailers along with regional and national brokerage houses. The Retail Coach conducts annual research to ensure that we have the most up-to-date retail demographics and Retail Trade Area (RTA) data.  Additionally, The Retail Coach represents the Richmond community at regional and national International Council of Shopping Center events. 

We placed a variety of Retail Trade Area (RTA) data on this page for your convenience. Below you will find various demographic reports, traffic counts, and corresponding maps.