Why Bluefield?

Just ask Intuit and Alorica!

Downtown Commercial Historic District
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LOCATION

Bluefield lies in the beautiful Ridge-and Valley Region of West Virginia and is within a 500-mile radius of 50% of the U.S. population. Bluefield is 338 miles from Washington D.C., 170 miles from Charlotte, NC, and 427 miles from Atlanta, GA.

ACCESSIBILITY

Bluefield is located on I 77 and Route 19/460 and is in proximity to I 64 and I-81.

EDUCATION

The City of Bluefield is within a 50-mile radius of 13 higher education institutions and 65,000+ students.

WORKFORCE

The people of the region have a history of loyalty, a strong work ethic, and adaptability. Sixty percent of Bluefield State College graduates hold STEM degrees.

COMMUNITY

The City of Bluefield and the Bluefield West Virginia Economic Development Authority (BEDA) take an aggressive approach to business assistance – our team is available 24/7 to support your success in our community.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Bluefield is home to a diverse population, unique dining, boutiques, galleries, outdoor recreation, and great small-town hospitality.

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According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, West Virginia ranks 4th overall in the value of goods that $100 can buy compared to the national average. (2017)

“As we've continued to grow our partnership with Bluefield, we've learned what the data didn't tell us. The Bluefield community is resilient. It's a community that understands how to achieve success, and where its people are hungry for more. Bluefieldians are passionate, hardworking, and kind. Since March, our decision to invest in Bluefield has only been further reinforced and galvanized by new conversations, opportunities, and collective progress.”

Excerpt from an article co-authored by Colleen Beers, President of North America and Europe Operations at Alorica, and Mark Notarainni, Chief Customer Success Officer at Intuit (June 2019)

Intuit has partnered with Alorica, a customer experience company, that partners with some of the world's largest and most respected brands. They specialize in being the connecting thread between a community like Bluefield and a corporation like Intuit.