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  • In the Roanoke Times, Fairfax County EDA President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., has a column highlighting the importance of rail in Virginia -- Metro's Silver Line in Tysons Corner and Amtrak's impending arrival in Roanoke. Loyal E-Bird readers will benefit from reading Dr. Gordon's piece, which notes how Virginia is riding the rails to economic progress.
  • In this op-ed column written for the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, FCEDA President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., writes about the importance of a broad business base and economic diversification for a community’s long-term stability and prosperity. (Charlotte Observer, February 7, 2014)
  • The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools, which raises private funds for strategic goals of the county public school system and is chaired by FCEDA President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., welcomed its first full-time executive director, Mike Infurnari. He has been tasked with bringing the nonprofit organization to a whole new level of awareness and corporate support, the Fairfax County Times reported. (Fairfax County Times, January 31, 2014)
  • The Washington Business Journal takes a closer look at how Tysons Corner is outperforming Washington, D.C., in office leasing. (Washington Business Journal, November 19, 2013)
  • Cvent, a leading event-management software developer, will lease a new 130,000-square-foot headquarters in Tysons Corner that will put it next to a planned Silver Line Metrorail station. The decision keeps Cvent in Fairfax County, and the Washington Business Journal reports the newly public company also plans to add 400 jobs as part of the relocation (Washington Business Journal, October 23, 2013)