Area Profiles

Just five miles from the Pentagon, this eclectic location includes some of the most established suburban areas in Fairfax County.

At the crossroads of major highways and adjacent to Washington Dulles International Airport, the Chantilly-Centreville area is dotted with thriving office parks and is home to major players in defense.

A central Fairfax County location, Fairfax is home to George Mason University, Virginia’s largest public university, and the Fair Oaks Mall, one of the region’s largest shopping destinations.

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Herndon Area Profile

Herndon is located along the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) and just east of Washington Dulles International Airport. Herndon is focused on mixed-use development around two new rail stations.

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Merrifield Area Profile

Featuring exceptional highway and Metrorail access, Merrifield is near the Capital Beltway, Route 495 Express lanes, routes 50 and 29, and is served by the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station.

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Reston Area Profile

World-renowned as one of the most successful planned communities, Reston is the second-largest commercial market in Fairfax County with more than 20 million square feet of office space.

Not far from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, this area in the southeastern part of the county includes direct access to Interstate 95, U.S. Route 1 and several Metrorail stations.

Springfield is home to Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus, which provides training and continuing education in nursing and allied health care occupations.

Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district with 29 million square feet of office space, is undergoing a transformation into an urban, walkable mix of offices, upscale residences, and public areas.