Fairfax County, Virginia USA, Friday, May 10, 2013 -
During the first quarter of 2013, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 27 businesses that are adding more than 1,400 jobs in Fairfax County. Most of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and seven are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.
“In today’s environment, any business growth is remarkable. Fairfax County is fortunate to see growth from within as well as from other locations, including other countries,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA. “The FCEDA continues to seek to diversify the economic base of Fairfax County, to enable the Board of Supervisors to fund our exceptional quality of life.”
One of the most prominent announcements came from Tysons Corner-based FrontPoint Security Solutions, a nationwide provider of interactive wireless home security systems that is adding 179 jobs to the county economy.
Other businesses that are creating jobs in Fairfax County:
“We can certainly attribute a portion of FrontPoint Security’s success to our Fairfax County location,” said Chris Villar, CEO and co-founder of FrontPoint Security. “From a recruiting perspective, qualified job candidates love the central location of the Fairfax County area. Not only is the close proximity to Washington D.C. and surrounding suburbs appealing, but access to top-tier universities and the high concentration of technology companies also make attracting top talent easier.”
Below are companies that worked with the FCEDA in January, February and March of 2013 and are adding 1,432 jobs to the Fairfax County economy:
|Company||Web site||Postal Address||Jobs||New or Expansion|
|Blackbag Technologies, Inc.||www.blackbagtech.com||Herndon||6||N|
|The Buller Group, LLC||www.bullergroup.com||Reston||100||E|
|Capital Search Group, LLC||www.capitalsearch.com||Tysons Corner||2||E|
|China Unicom Americas Ltd. (China)||www.unicomamericas.com||Herndon||4||E|
|Commtouch Inc. (Israel)||www.commtouch.com||Tysons Corner||10||E|
|The Digital Government Institute, LLC||www.digitalgovernment.com||Tysons Corner||1||E|
|Dimension Data (Japan)||www.dimensiondata.com||Centreville||85||E|
|Dominion Business Solutions||www.dominion-solutions.com||Reston||20||E|
|Evergreen Advisors LLC||www.evergreenadvisorsllc.com||Tysons Corner||3||E|
|Executive Office Suites, Inc.||www.execofficesuites.com||Tysons Corner||2||E|
|FrontPoint Security Solutions||www.frontpointsecurity.com||Tysons Corner||179||E|
|H.C. Park & Associates, PLC (Korea)||www.park-law.com||Tysons Corner||6||E|
|HCL Technologies Limited (India)||www.hcltech.com||Tysons Corner||6||E|
|Intergraph Government Solutions (Sweden)||www.intergraphgovsolutions.com||Reston||2||E|
|Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.||www.mtsi-va.com||Alexandria||29||E|
|National American University||www.national.edu||Tysons Corner||15||N|
|Pilot Freight Services||www.pilotdelivers.com||Herndon||5||N|
|Salient Federal Solutions, Inc.||www.salientfed.com||Fairfax||530||E|
|Stephen James Associates||www.stephenjames.com||Fairfax||15||E|
|Strategic Operational Solutions, Inc.||www.stopso.com||Tysons Corner||70||E|
|Sunset Learning Institute, Inc.||www.sunsetlearning.com||Reston||3||E|
|UAS Technologies (Israel)||www.uastec.com||Tysons Corner||5||N|
Time magazine called Fairfax County, “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a highly skilled, well-educated workforce.
The award-winning Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in seven important global business centers: Bangalore, Boston, Munich, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow @FairfaxEBird for FCEDA and Fairfax County business news.
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