2022-04-07

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 […]

2022-04-05

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 […]

2022-03-31

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 […]

2022-03-29

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 […]

2022-03-24

March 24 E-Bird newsletter: Update coming for Reston Town Center public spaces; Iridium keeping Ukrainians connected; OneWeb links with SpaceX

Sprucing up: Boston Properties is gearing up to launch a multimillion-dollar renovation of Reston Town Center’s most prominent public spaces, the Washington Business Journal reported in an article for subscribers. […]

2022-03-22

Richmond Highway bus rapid transit system branded ‘The One’; WISH training center opening soon; what’s cookin’ for the Original Mount Vernon High

A major milestone has been reached in the development of the Richmond Highway bus rapid transit (BRT) system: unveiling the brand of the system. And the brand is – drum […]

2022-03-17

March 17 E-Bird newsletter: Til Hazel leaves huge legacy in Fairfax County; how they landed Amazon’s HQ2; cooking up borscht for Ukraine

Rest in peace, Til: John T. “Til” Hazel Jr., a major force behind the development of Tysons and several planned communities in Fairfax County in the late 20th century, as […]

2022-03-15

Spotlighting the women leaders who own and run Fairfax County businesses

Women have come a long way in the business world in the past 50 years — in Fairfax County as well as the rest of the nation. The Fairfax County […]

2022-03-10

March 10 E-Bird newsletter: Google to buy Mandiant for $5.4b; Easy Dynamics to create 61 new jobs; Vectrus merger to create defense biggie in Tysons

Google snaps up Mandiant: Among the biggest national business stories this week was word that Google, which has offices in Reston, plans to buy Reston-based threat-intelligence and cybersecurity innovator Mandiant […]

2022-03-08

Regional, statewide economic development collaboration take center stage in Tysons

Regional and statewide economic development collaboration took center stage at a panel discussion at the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 14th annual NoVA/DC Joint Small Business Conference at Capital […]