The Commonwealth of Virginia has a population of more than 8 million. Virginia commercial real estate listings are spread throughout the state in cities including Fairfax, Virginia Beach and Prince William. The largest city in the state is Fairfax with an estimated population of 1,052,581.
There are 11 metropolitan areas in Virginia. However, Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads and Richmond-Petersburg are the most populous and therefore will have the most commercial real estate listings overall. Fairfax County is another interesting region of Virginia as there is a great deal of retail space and office space in Tysonís Corner.
The economy of Virginia is based on different industries including government, farming, and business. A lot of the industrial space and office space in Virginia is dedicated to technology. In fact, there are more technology workers in Virginia than any other state.
About 24% of the land in Virginia is used for agriculture. The stateís rural commercial land produces a variety of crops including tomatoes, soy, peanuts and hay.