This image of the Okemo Ski Area in Ludlow shows the high-resolution color infrared aerial imagery that will be available for much of the state over the next 5 years. VCGI administers the VT Imagery Program.
Vermont’s Downtown and Village Center tax credit program helps to stimulate private investment, create jobs, restore historic buildings and jump start revitalization. Successful projects range from multimillion dollar downtown redevelopments to small country stores like this one in Hancock.
Vermont’s archaeological sites provide clues to environments, landscapes and climatic changes, and the ways in which Native people and Early European settlers successfully adapted to such changes or failed to adapt. Photo: Scott Dillion
Our economic development staff can help you learn more about our strong workforce, walk you through the permitting process, connect you with local networks and share more about our programs, and capital and investment opportunities.
For decades, Vermont Life magazine has helped establish the state's image as an outdoor paradise. Today the magazine showcases all of what makes Vermont's lifestyle unique and attractive, including our vibrant downtowns, thriving food and arts scenes, forward-thinking entrepreneurs, and of course, our world-class outdoor recreation.
Tourism is one of the largest industries in Vermont, as the state welcomes nearly 13 million visitors each year. These visitors account for close to $2 billion in annual spending on lodging, food and drink, goods and services.
ACCD encompasses three major state departments and many programs that serve the Vermont public by enhancing the Vermont business climate, marketing Vermont to tourists and others, and strengthening our communities in a wide variety of ways.