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This report describes the results of an economic development incentives survey administered to local economic developers in Virginia. It presents local developer assessments of the usefulness of various state incentives, level of local utilization of state incentives, and importance of state incentives compared to other location factors. It also provides an inventory of the types of local economic development incentives provided by Virginia