The Western Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority was formed in 2014 by Botetourt County, Franklin County, Roanoke County, the City of Roanoke, the City of Salem and the Town of Vinton.  The purpose of the Authority is to provide a mechanism for localities cooperate regionally on economic development projects. The Authority works closely with member governments and economic developers throughout the Roanoke Valley Region of Virginia. 

Board Meetings

Board meetings are typically held on the third Friday of each month at 10:00AM at the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission Office, 313 Luck Avenue SW, Roanoke, Va or online because of COVID-19.  A list of other public meetings and more information with agenda packets and can be found on our full meeting calendar.

Wood Haven Technology Park

The Western Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority (WVRIFA), comprised of local government leaders from Roanoke County, Roanoke City and the City of Salem, has acquired 109.7 acres on Wood Haven Road for economic development purposes. Consulting engineering firm Draper Aden Associates has been hired to assist in the master planning of the site. The process will include several community meetings to share and collect information. Click here for more information and updates.  Also visit the Facebook page

Citizen Information Line – Wood Haven Technology Park Project: 540.266.4941