Fairfax County EDA’s 2021 successes highlighted in video annual report

Fairfax County experienced an economic “bounce back” in 2021, despite the continuing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can check out the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) […]


April 14 E-Bird newsletter: Fairfax County companies on ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list; Bechtel forms new Manufacturing and Technology business

Workplace kudos: Two Fairfax County-based companies landed in the top 10 on the national Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2022 list: Tysons-based Hilton at no. 2; and Capital […]


April 7 E-Bird newsletter: NoVa dominates regional ‘Best Places to Work’ list; StarKist opens Reston HQ

Best workplace chart-toppers: 47 Northern Virginia-based companies, including 28 in Fairfax County, ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s 16th annual list of “Best Places to Work in Greater Washington.” In […]


10 reasons why Northern Virginia is a space and satellite company hub

Like a gold rush for a piece of the rapidly growing and evolving space business, companies of all sizes and many segments of the industry are establishing or building their […]


March 31 E-Bird newsletter: Global Guardian evacuates 7,500 from Ukraine; large area employers commit to helping minority businesses

Getting them out of harm’s way: Tysons-based security firm Global Guardian has evacuated more than 7,500 people out of Ukraine since the Russian military invaded that country last month. Formed […]


Virginia wins another ‘Best Business Climate’ award; data center sector grows in Fairfax County, NOVA

Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) President and CEO Jason El Koubi accepted the 2021 State of the Year-Best Overall Business Climate Award this month from Business Facilities magazine. “We are […]


March 24 E-Bird newsletter: Update coming for Reston Town Center public spaces; Iridium keeping Ukrainians connected; OneWeb links with SpaceX

Sprucing up: Boston Properties is gearing up to launch a multimillion-dollar renovation of Reston Town Center’s most prominent public spaces, the Washington Business Journal reported in an article for subscribers. […]


Richmond Highway bus rapid transit system branded ‘The One’; WISH training center opening soon; what’s cookin’ for the Original Mount Vernon High

A major milestone has been reached in the development of the Richmond Highway bus rapid transit (BRT) system: unveiling the brand of the system. And the brand is – drum […]


March 17 E-Bird newsletter: Til Hazel leaves huge legacy in Fairfax County; how they landed Amazon’s HQ2; cooking up borscht for Ukraine

Rest in peace, Til: John T. “Til” Hazel Jr., a major force behind the development of Tysons and several planned communities in Fairfax County in the late 20th century, as […]


Spotlighting the women leaders who own and run Fairfax County businesses

Women have come a long way in the business world in the past 50 years — in Fairfax County as well as the rest of the nation. The Fairfax County […]