Please submit any comments that you may have about your experiences working in the local marketplace, working with the Commonwealth of Virginia (the Commonwealth), or about the disparity study. Topic areas could include:

  • Conditions in the local marketplace, including any potential barriers that businesses face in being successful or growing;
  • Contracting opportunities with the Commonwealth or other local government agencies;
  • Business assistance programs that the Commonwealth or other local agencies currently use;
  • Any recommendations for additional business assistance programs that the Commonwealth could consider implementing; or
  • The 2020 Commonwealth of Virginia Disparity Study.

Your comments will be treated confidentially. They will be integrated as part of the project team’s analyses of local marketplace conditions without identifying you as the source.

E-mail your comments directly to the project team at