E-Bird Newsletter

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-07-10

CNBC ranks Virginia as the best place in America to do business and Fairfax County plays prominent role

Today’s CNBC headline says it all: “Amazon had it right: Virginia is America’s Top State for Business in 2019” The story by Scott Cohn outlines the reasons why Virginia is […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-07-03

Fairfax County E-Bird for July 9, 2019

Now hear this: On Monday the FCEDA announced that Victor Hoskins will be its next president and CEO effective August 5. Hoskins has been director of the Arlington County Economic Development […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-07-02

Fairfax County E-Bird for July 2, 2019

Now hear this: The E-Bird staff will take a few days off to enjoy the sun and fun in and around Fairfax County. We wish you a happy and safe Independence […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-27

Fairfax County E-Bird for June 27, 2019

Preparing is caring: The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors welcomed the newly created Fairfax County Business Emergency Operations Council at Tuesday’s meeting. The council is intended to help local businesses […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-26

Considering the slope and scope of a Fairfax County skiing destination for moguls and the rest of us 

Make all the jokes you want. You know, slippery slopes, it’s all downhill from here, not a snowball’s chance. But in a poll (not a ski pole) at the base (not […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-25

Fairfax County E-Bird for June 25, 2019

Now hear this: The Northern Virginia Technology Council, in conjunction with the Greater Washington Partnership, is seeking employer input to help identify and define opportunities for entry-level IT workers that do […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-20

Fairfax County E-Bird for June 20, 2019

Shuttle, cocked: With a $250,000 grant from the state government, Fairfax County and Dominion Energy are closer to partnering on an autonomous electric shuttle pilot for the Merrifield area. WTOP‘s Max Smith has […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-19

FCEDA presents international business audience with reasons to consider a Fairfax County location

For the second consecutive year, the FCEDA waved the Fairfax County flag at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment in the United States. […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-18

Fairfax County E-Bird for June 18, 2019

Hot off the press: The latest edition of the Fairfax Leader is available on the FCEDA web site. Check out this recap of major business-related events from the second quarter […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2019-06-13

Fairfax County E-Bird for June 13, 2019

Follow the leaders: Washington Technology is out with its ranking of the 100 largest government contractors in the federal market, and Fairfax County companies dominate the list. Twenty-nine are headquartered […]