Town of Herndon Business Area

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Nissan Building in HerndonThe Herndon submarket is located in northwest Fairfax County, between Reston and Washington Dulles International Airport. It enjoys excellent accessibility via the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) and Fairfax County Parkway (Route 7100/286).

The Town of Herndon is one of the region's most dynamic office, retail and hotel centers. Herndon's historic downtown includes numerous restaurants and shops, a farmer's market and fairs and festivals held throughout the year.

Commercial development is focused along Elden Street, Herndon Parkway, Spring Street and Worldgate Drive. Office space totals more than 5.7 million square feet and runs the gamut from small condominiums to high-rise structures along the Dulles Toll Road.

CIT Building in HerndonAdditionally, the submarket boasts more than 1.1 million square feet of industrial/flex space, as well as 1.3 million square feet of retail development. Due to its proximity to Dulles Airport, the submarket has 10 hotels with more than 1,560 rooms.

Herndon is home to the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a nonprofit institution founded by the Commonwealth of Virginia to foster technological innovation through partnerships between Virginia businesses and its colleges and universities. To date, the CIT has been instrumental in not only creating and retaining jobs, but also thrusting Virginia into the world spotlight as a leader in technological innovation.

Major employers in Herndon include the Air Line Pilots Association, Boeing, ITT Industries, Northwest Federal Credit Union, Parsons Brinckerhoff, SAVVIS Communications, Verizon and the federal government.


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