Opening a business can be thrilling and frightening all at the same time! Kilmarnock, is a small town with a pedestrian friendly, walkable downtown with wide sidewalks and small independent merchants. The northern portion of Main Street is the location for chain retailers. Kilmarnock welcomes you and hopes to put some of your fears to rest. Please explore this section to find out useful information about Kilmarnock that can help in your economic decision making.
The Town of Kilmarnock Economic Development Coordinator works proactively and collaboratively to grow the business base of Kilmarnock. The coordinator promotes encourages and facilitates the development of responsible and properly planned residential and commercial growth. The goal of this growth is to strengthen the local economy and diversify the Town’s tax base in order to give residents more opportunities to live, work and thrive in an economically focused and financially stable Town.
Known historically as the “Broadway of the Northern Neck”, Kilmarnock is the commercial hub of the region with a combination of owner run boutique shops to big box stores. Steptoe’s District is a pedestrian friendly, walkable downtown with wide sidewalks and small independent merchants. The northern portion of Main Street is the location for chain retailers. Kilmarnock also has an industrial park just off Harris Drive that is home to several mid-sized light manufacturing businesses. There is additional acreage for development with access to water and sewer utilities. Learn more about choosing Kilmarnock as the home of your business.