Stafford County leaders recently took bold action to promote enhanced retail offerings for local residents. The Riddle Company, based in Washington, DC, was engaged to evaluate the current retail marketplace and Stafford demographic profile, in order to develop a comprehensive retail attraction study. The final report includes key data, trade area statistics, as well as specific recommendations for increasing and enhancing retail growth opportunities in Stafford County.
Stafford Economic Development Annual Reports
The Stafford Economic Development Authority publishes an Annual Report on a yearly basis. This publication reviews Stafford's progress in the areas of business growth, employment gains, and positive business climate. Links to download the current Annual Report and past Annual Reports are below.
- 2013 EDA Annual Economic Report
- 2012 EDA Annual Economic Report
- 2011 EDA Annual Economic Report
- 2010 EDA Annual Economic Report
- 2009 EDA Annual Economic Report
The Stafford Focus is published in an effort to communicate with local companies about business-related matters in Stafford. The newsletter is published quarterly and is distributed electronically. Please read our most recent and archived issues below. If you wish to subscribe to the Stafford Focus, please complete the form on our "Request Information" page.
The Master Redevelopment Plan summarizes the four areas of Stafford County targeted for redevelopment. Due to the length of this plan and the size of the files, this plan is only available on CD. For more information, visit the Featured Development Areas page. Contact Redevelopment staff to request a copy of the Redevelopment Plan on CD.
The Department of Economic Development is proud to share the Stafford County Economic Development 10 Point Plan. The Plan, adopted by the Board of Supervisors in September 2011, defines and memorializes the Board's commitment to economic development. Intended to be a "living" document, the Plan will be updated on a continuing basis as progress is made towards completing each point.