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 […]

2022-02-03

Feb. 3 E-Bird newsletter: 32 Fairfax County companies make Virginia Business “Best Places to Work” list; Black leaders highlighted

Best workplaces? We’ve got ’em: Fairfax County-based companies dominate Virginia Business magazine’s 12th annual list of 100 “Best Places to Work in Virginia.” In fact, 32 companies based here made […]

2022-01-27

Jan. 27 E-Bird newsletter: New York Times focuses on Capital One Center, evolution of Tysons; IRS using ID.me technology

Touting Tysons: Suburban headquarters are being redesigned to add more amenities that will integrate better with their communities and attract the skilled workers, notes the New York Times. The story […]

2022-01-25

$9.7M in grants awarded for Virginia small-business assistance; Richmond Highway small-business directory started; teen entrepreneurs wanted

Thanks to a new Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund, 12 organizations received $9.7 million in grants to create programs and products to expand access to capital and provide technical assistance […]

2022-01-20

Jan. 20 E-Bird newsletter: NOVA is top global data-center market; ScienceLogic on a hiring spree; ShiftMed and Larabee on startup innovators list

Data center destination: Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate services firm, designated Northern Virginia as the no. 1 data center market in the world in its 2022 Global Data […]

2022-01-18

From Fairfax County HQ, Mars runs global confection and pet care business – and focuses on sustainability

From its headquarters in a Fairfax County office building, Mars runs a business that employs more than 130,000 people to manufacture the company’s well-known confectionery brands and pet food and care […]