Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52Quick Facts Greenbrier County West Virginia Private nonfarm establishments, 2008 1041 39,641 Private nonfarm employment, 2008 11,478 592,022 Private nonfarm employment, % change 2000-2008 13.9 6.1 Nonemployer establishments, 2008 2,254 90,727 Total number of firms, 2007 3,292 120,395 Black-owned firms, 2007 S S American Indian & Alaska Native owned firms, 2007 F S Asian-owned firms, 2002 F 1.1% Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander owned firms, 2007 28.9% 28.1% Hispanic-owned firms, 2007 F 0.7% Women-owned firms, 2007 28.9% 28.1% Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 148,335 25,080,573 Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 78,974 10,924,279 Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 490,169 20,538,829 Retail sales per capita, 2007 $14,127 $11,340 Accommodation & foodservices sales, 2007 ($1000) 139,522 2,553,258 Building permits, 2009 51 2,235 Federal spending, 2008 297,244 18,002,438 F- fewer than 100 firms; S- suppressed; does not meet publication standards source: US Census Bureau Technology and Industrial Park. Smooth Am- bler Spirits produces artisan gin, vodka, rum and whiskey, and sells its products through- out the U.S. and internationally. Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company produces craft beers at a new 17-barrel brewhouse. Hawk Knob produces Appalachian hard cider and mead, and is West Virginia’s first cidery. All three companies schedule tastings and events and offer tours. TECHNICAL SERVICE COMPANIES Greenbrier Technologies provides technol- ogy solutions for businesses and home- owners. The company designs and installs computer networks, home security systems, audiovisual equipment, and climate and light- ing controls. EvriChart provides secure storage, retrieval and routing of medical records and health care information. RETAIL International, national and local retail stores serve the Greenbrier Valley. Wal-Mart, Kroger and Lowe’s are three of the larger chains in the area. Local shops offer hand- crafts, antiques, artwork, clothing, gifts and specialty items, as well as serving the day-to- day needs of local residents. TRANSPORTATION The Greenbrier Valley Airport offers daily connecting flights to Washington-Dulles In- ternational Airport, and provides passengers with unlimited free parking. Amtrak’s Cardinal line runs between Chicago and New York City, stopping in In- dianapolis, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadephia. The Cardinal stops in White Sulphur Springs and Alder- son on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. The train passes through the New River Gorge, the Shenandoah Valley and Civil War battle- fields, offering passengers a unique opportu- nity to enjoy majestic scenery. Mountain Transit Authority provides local bus service in Greenbrier and neighbor- ing counties. Cosmic Cab provides shuttle ser- vice to and from the airport, train stations, ho- tels and resorts, as well as transportation for shopping, appointments and errands in the Lewisburg vicinity. 32 | Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce