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 […]

2022-03-03

March 3 E-Bird newsletter: FCEDA’s Hoskins makes state ‘Heavy Hitters’ list again; Leidos wins $11b DISA contract

Third time’s a charm: Virginia Business magazine is out with its annual “Heavy Hitters” list of the 50 most influential people around the Commonwealth, and we are proud to note […]

2022-03-01

State, local leaders commend Alarm.com’s R&D expansion, creation of 180 new jobs, apprenticeship program 

For Steve Trundle, president and CEO of Tysons-based Alarm.com, the announcement yesterday (February 28) that the company will invest $2.6 million to expand the technology research and development division at […]

2022-02-24

Feb. 24 E-Bird newsletter: Northrop, Capital One get high marks for Black career advancement; Somatus lands $325m round of funding

Chart toppers: A new Glassdoor report lists 10 companies that Black employees say are committed to advancing their careers, and we are proud to note that Falls Church-area based Northrop […]

2022-02-22

MITRE and the space industry: Q&A with Kerry Buckley, vice president, Air and Space Forces

Are you interested in a career in the space industry? Kerry Buckley, vice president, Air and Space Forces, MITRE, talked to the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority about MITRE’s projects […]

2022-02-17

Feb. 17 E-Bird newsletter: Reston Station expansion unveiled, Epirus is latest area unicorn, Sheeva.AI chooses Tysons HQ

Leaning into another Reston landmark: Comstock Companies filed plans with Fairfax County for a new phase of development on 16 acres south of Dulles Toll Road and the Wiehle-Reston East […]

2022-02-15

Celebrating Fairfax County’s Black-owned companies in the health and wellness industry

In celebration of Black History Month, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is proud to note that the county is home to 639 Black-owned employer firms — businesses with […]

2022-02-10

Feb. 10 E-Bird newsletter: New office tower planned for Tysons; Capital One grants support Black-owned businesses

Building a glass tower: Another glass office tower is planned for Tysons, WTOP reported. Lerner Enterprises will add a 21-story office building to its Tysons II master-planned development. The 490,000-square-foot […]

2022-02-08

Upcoming FCEDA events to cover all aspects of starting and growing a business in Fairfax County

If you are considering starting or growing a business in Fairfax County, then join us for three upcoming webinars that will cover all aspects of the entrepreneurial journey: “Funding for […]