Fairfax County, Virginia: Global Business Destination

Gaining access to the North American market, especially in the tech sector, means choosing the most strategic and competitive location.

Fairfax County, Virginia provides exactly that, highly skilled talent, a diverse pool of international workers and a quality of life that makes the move worthwhile. It provides everything you need to succeed in doing business. 

The FCEDA has offices around the world to help attract the tech leaders of tomorrow to call Fairfax County home. Our soft business lending services and go-to-market assistance help offshore businesses make informed decisions with regard to their expansion. Creating a presence in North America means looking beyond Silicon Valley to the future of tech — right here in Fairfax County. 

Our location on the east coast, near the nation’s capital, makes Fairfax County a smarter choice for international business companies looking to invest for the long haul for companies from anywhere in the world from the Bahamas to Gibraltar to Hong Kong 

Global giants like Rolls-Royce, Airbus, BAE Systems, CGI, Volkswagen, Hexaware, and Israel Aerospace Industries have already made the move, demonstrating that Fairfax County isn’t just a smart choice for smaller companies. It provides access to unparalleled markets, the U.S. federal government, diplomatic institutions and financial bodies that all help in achieving success for international business corporations. In fact, $38.3B in federal contracts were secured by Fairfax County companies in FY23. Available real estate helps IBCs find the perfect location to expand. Fairfax has become a global business community.  

Local FCEDA representatives around the world are eager to discuss the financial benefits of choosing Fairfax County as a base of operations in North America. The FCEDA offers a number of free and confidential services and resources to help companies both large and small. We welcome the opportunity to provide direct assistance to established offshore companies interested in starting or expanding a business in Fairfax County, as well as to entrepreneurs just starting out with their business activities. Residents and non-residents alike can benefit from these services. 

The FCEDA can also assist with business investment efforts, asset protection, and tax exemption questions. It also helps handle the increasing number of international companies interested in incorporation on the East Coast of the U.S. Please contact us at our FCEDA headquarters or our offices in Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. 

Whether you need assistance with financial services, offshore bank accounts, company formation, or have international trade questions, the FCEDA is here to help. Navigating the intricacies of being a multinational legal entity can be tough. When you need information on tax rates, registered agents, reporting requirements, sanctions, or intellectual property, there is a resource that can help.

Wanting business resource support? Let us help.

Brian Han

Brian Han

Director, International Business Investment


Fairfax County: Minutes from Washington, D.C.

Fairfax County offers access to the U.S. with a convenient time zone shared with New York. Nearby airports in Washington D.C., which is home to the nation’s embassies, provide all the essential international flights necessary to travel between Fairfax County and home base. A number of international flights depart daily from Dulles International Airport alone. Its proximity to Washington, D.C. also means workers can benefit from the big city culture while enjoying a higher quality of life in affordable, safe, vibrant Fairfax County. It’s a winning choice for everyone involved.