Growing Market

Largest commercial center west of Gainesville, moving ever closer to Northern Virginia’s orbit

  • Just over an hours drive from Washington DC

  • Work begins in 2017 for I-66 express lanes, making Front Royal an attractive option for commuting to northern Virginia

  • Multiple new housing developments within the town are being built or are planned; many more are being built in the surrounding region.

  • Named best mid-sized town in Blue Ridge

  • Only significant commercial option for local residents between Winchester and Manassas

 

Growing local population of middle class professionals and families

  • 40,000 residents live in Warren County, where Front Royal is the hub, and that population is expected to grow to over 65,000 by 2026

  • Young, middle-class, singles and families seeking affordable housing and relaxed pace of life

  • Reputable local schools and significant planned investments in school renovations and expansions

 

Popular destination for day-trippers and vacationers 

  • Thousands visit nearby wineries on a typical weekend

  • Over 1,000,000 visit Shenandoah National Park each year, and Front Royal is the principal entry point, where 40% of visitors begin their trip.

  • Almost 3,000 thru-hike the Appalachian Trail each year and over 1,000,000 day-hike