FCEDA In the News

Cybersecurity technology development specialist Excivity to expand, add 45 jobs in Fairfax County

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:08am

Gov. Ralph Northam today announced that Excivity, a developer of custom software and hardware technologies especially for the security industry, will create 45 new jobs and invest about $392,000 to expand its operation in Fairfax County.

The company will add 7,000 square feet of office space near its current headquarters location in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County to support its growing technology development business line, as well as additional software developers, quality assurance specialists and DevOps gurus.

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Fairfax County EDA to spotlight key trans-Atlantic partnerships at 2018 Farnborough International Airshow

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia — For the first time, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will attend the biennial Farnborough International Airshow and will spotlight Fairfax County’s strong partnerships with aerospace, defense and economic development organizations that work to increase trans-Atlantic commerce and trade.

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FCEDA rehires Value Base M&A to spearhead lead-generation efforts in Israel

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 3:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has extended the contract of Value Base M&A to continue its role as the FCEDA’s representative in Israel.

Yair Ephrati will continue as director of the FCEDA’s Tel Aviv office, assisted by Nadav Zohar.

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Re:Cognition Health, a pioneering U.K. brain and mind clinic, expands to the U.S. in Fairfax County

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia -- Re:Cognition Health, a pioneering brain and mind clinic in the United Kingdom, today announced it will expand its international clinical trial services to the United States, with the first clinic located in Fairfax County. These services will focus on Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia-related services. Dr.

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NOVA Entrepreneurs Funding Forum to focus on new funding opportunities for women, veterans, minorities

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:55pm

On June 28, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) will co-host the NOVA Entrepreneurs Funding Forum, an informational session to assist entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses launch or grow their businesses in northern Virginia.

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Bechtel to consolidate global headquarters in Fairfax County, add 150 jobs to major presence

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:04pm

Fairfax County, Virginia -- Bechtel, one of the world’s largest and most respected engineering, construction, and project management companies, will consolidate its global headquarters in Fairfax County. The company will move corporate positions from Houston and San Francisco to the Reston community by the end of 2018.

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“Innovation in Fairfax County” video series debuts; FCEDA highlights how companies spur creativity

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:49pm

Fairfax County, Virginia -- The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) today debuted its “Innovation in Fairfax County” video series. The first entry highlights the Innovation Gallery that Fortune 500 firm Hilton has opened at its Tysons Corner headquarters to showcase new ideas in the hospitality industry.

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Fairfax County EDA unveils fresh logo and new colors to enhance brand identity

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:15pm

Fairfax County, Virginia -- The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is displaying its first-ever logo.

The freshly minted logo, featuring a design element that conveys the shape of Fairfax County, the letters “F” and “C,” and a flame or flare in three shades of blue, was unveiled today in the lobby of FCEDA headquarters at 8300 Boone Boulevard in Tysons Corner.

FCEDA President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., said the logo will enhance the organization’s brand identity locally and globally.

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The College Board to expand presence in Fairfax County, create 120 new jobs

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia -- Gov. Ralph Northam today announced that The College Board, a nonprofit organization formed in 1900 to broaden access to higher education, will expand its operation in Fairfax County. The company will expand into an additional 74,000 square feet at Reston Town Center. Virginia successfully competed against Washington, D.C. for the project, which will retain 614 existing jobs and create 120 new jobs.

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Fairfax County is home to nine firms on 2018 Fortune 500 – more than 30 states and Washington, D.C.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 5:04pm

Fairfax County, Virginia -- Nine Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from financial services and hospitality to defense and technology consulting, hold spots on the latest Fortune 500, Fortune magazine’s list of the largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

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