April 28 E-Bird newsletter: Fairfax County schools top national, Virginia rankings

Top schools: Fairfax County Public School magnet school Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology nabbed the top spot in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report […]


Upcoming Fairfax County EDA hosted and sponsored events

Presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, join our panel of small business experts for a free, interactive webinar on Tuesday, May 3, 10-11:15 a.m. (EST), on how to […]


April 21 E-Bird newsletter: Leidos global HQ; Rocket Lab to launch HawkEye 360 satellites; Cresset Capital signs Reston Station lease

Cultivating creativity, collaboration: Leidos was preparing for the grand opening of its new global headquarters in Reston in March 2020. But then the COVID-19 pandemic hit and  Leidos’ workforce went […]


Fairfax County EDA’s 2021 successes highlighted in video annual report

Fairfax County experienced an economic “bounce back” in 2021, despite the continuing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can check out the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) […]


April 14 E-Bird newsletter: Fairfax County companies on ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list; Bechtel forms new Manufacturing and Technology business

Workplace kudos: Two Fairfax County-based companies landed in the top 10 on the national Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2022 list: Tysons-based Hilton at no. 2; and Capital […]


Bode Technology to expand forensics services operations in Fairfax County, create more than 70 new jobs

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced on Monday, April 11 that Bode Technology, one of the world’s leading providers of forensic services, will invest $2 million to expand its DNA testing services […]


April 7 E-Bird newsletter: NoVa dominates regional ‘Best Places to Work’ list; StarKist opens Reston HQ

Best workplace chart-toppers: 47 Northern Virginia-based companies, including 28 in Fairfax County, ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s 16th annual list of “Best Places to Work in Greater Washington.” In […]


10 reasons why Northern Virginia is a space and satellite company hub

Like a gold rush for a piece of the rapidly growing and evolving space business, companies of all sizes and many segments of the industry are establishing or building their […]


March 31 E-Bird newsletter: Global Guardian evacuates 7,500 from Ukraine; large area employers commit to helping minority businesses

Getting them out of harm’s way: Tysons-based security firm Global Guardian has evacuated more than 7,500 people out of Ukraine since the Russian military invaded that country last month. Formed […]


Virginia wins another ‘Best Business Climate’ award; data center sector grows in Fairfax County, NOVA

Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) President and CEO Jason El Koubi accepted the 2021 State of the Year-Best Overall Business Climate Award this month from Business Facilities magazine. “We are […]