David Lieving

David Lieving

David Lieving named President & CEO of Huntington Area Development Council (HADCO)

Huntington, West Virginia

Huntington, West Virginia

We are proud of the Huntington region and all it represents. We offer numerous amenities and incentives for you, your family and your company to locate here.

Retail Development

Retail Development

Our area is home to the largest mall in West Virginia with over 150 businesses. The downtown Pullman Square retail area mixes national franchises with local entrepreneurs.



The region is one of the most diversified metalworking areas in the country supplying a variety of products for aerospace, oil and gas, automotive, coal, defense, and pollution control industries.



Our area is served by two rail lines, passenger rail service, two airports, and Interstate 64. A new intermodal facility is currently being developed. Huntington is also the country’s largest inland port.

Biotech Development

Biotech Development

HADCO partners with Marshall University to promote and market the area’s biotech assets. This includes the development of a biotech incubator at the University.

Taxes Lowered

Taxes Lowered

The WV Corporate Net Income Tax rate was reduced to 6.5% on January 1, 2014. The Business Franchise tax, which is being phased out, was reduced to 0.1% on January 1, 2014.

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Accredited Economic Development Organization


HADCO is a proud member of the Accredited Economic Development Organization. Our mission is to attract new employers to Cabell and Wayne Counties, West Virginia, to retain existing employers, and to help all employers expand their businesses. We market the assets of the greater Huntington area to business prospects looking to relocate or expand. Learn more about us ›

News & Resources


New business coming to Milton, WV bringing new jobs. Applications are being accepted…


We are promoting Huntington Tri-State Airport to potential investors as a prime business…

H.T. Hackney Co., one of the largest wholesale distributors in the United States, is opening a warehouse and distribution operation in the former SuperValu facility in the city of Milton,
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Featured Properties

8201 Fraziers Ln
Lesage, WV 25537

Type: Manufacturing

Sq. Ft.: 100,750

673 10th Street
Huntington, WV 25701

Type: Office

Sq. Ft.: 26,000

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HADCO President Gary Walton answers questions from a group of Japanese students during a brief stop in Kyoto, Japan.