Site developer in Salem Va, is seeking a well-capitalized, respected, established, & community-oriented brewery to locate to a manufacturing facility at the historic Valleydale factory site in Salem, Virginia.


Available now for redevelopment, the building and facilities feature 120,000 square feet, 11.75 fenced acres, 6 loading docks, rail access, a successful history of food handling certifications, and massive amounts of locally supplied power and high quality water. It has a clean environmental closure letter and clean record from FDA regarding its former occupant.

Salem City’s population is 25,000; the Roanoke Valley’s population is approximately 160,000; and Salem’s MSA population is 300,000. Salem is very close to Deschutes, Ballast Point, and Parkway Brewing. It is an emerging capital of brewing in Virginia thanks to its high quality of life, water, employees, lifestyle, and economic benefits. Salem is within one day’s drive of 65% of the US population.


Salem has terrific, honest, and business-friendly local government, dedicated and loyal citizens, one of Virginia’s most beloved Main Street communities, extremely low crime, very high sports engagement, and very high-functioning public schools.

Salem is home to Roanoke College and close to Virginia Tech, Radford University, Hollins University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, and Washington & Lee University. It is adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail, the Washington and Jefferson National Forests, and abundant fishing, hunting, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, and climbing. The area is a great source for honest and hard-working employees.


The site owner and developer is well-known for community-oriented redevelopment projects with a triple net bottom line ethos of profit, community dividends, and environmental stewardship.  We are experienced in using all available local, state and federal incentives to benefit end-users, including the use of state and federal historic tax credits which can dramatically curtail the cost of specialised plumbing, equipment and fixtures.  In some situations the cost of upfitting to your purposes can be reduced by up to 45%.


Accepting inquiries as of April 1, 2017 & evaluating brewer proposals that are submitted by August 1, 2017.  Offering a $50,000 referral fee to the individual responsible for introducing senior level company leaders directly involved in an eventual location decision. To start the conversation, visit our contact page and/or email us at