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Provided by Prince William County Office of Economic Development Prince William County has established itself as an important part of the economic landscape of the Greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area and Northern Virginia.  The County’s contributions to the Northern Virginia economy has resulted in the region singularly accounting for roughly 45 percent of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s total economic activity …

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The Secret is Out: Okra’s® to Expand to Gainesville

Winning Combination to “Spice Up” Virginia Oaks Golf Club Okra’s® Cajun/Creole restaurant, an Old Town Manassas anchor, will soon be opening a second location at the Virginia Oaks Golf Club in Gainesville. New owners of the property have taken assertive action to make the club a special place again by adding a proven golf management team and recruiting Okra’s, a …

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Prince William County firm Contract Solutions Inc. awarded $40 million contract by U.S. Department of the Treasury

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County firm Contract Solutions, Inc. (CSI), an innovative management and consulting firm, was recently awarded a $40 million contract by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  The five-year award will continue CSI’s long-term administrative and operational support of the FinCEN (Finance Crimes Enforcement Network) Divisions in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. “For the …

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Prince William County-based ATCC selected to join the Human Cancer Models Initiative

Provided by Prince William Department of Economic Development Prince William County-based ATCC, a global leader in biological materials management and standards headquartered in Innovation Park, was recently awarded a contract valued up to $32 million to manage and operate one of the world’s largest repositories of biological specimens.  Under a separate contract, the company was also selected by the National …

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Potomac Shores Named “Community of the Year” by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County congratulates Potomac Shores, a 1,920- acre, master-planned riverfront community, on receiving this year’s “Community of the Year” Award by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association. The “Community of the Year” Award is part of the building industry’s coveted Great American Living Awards (GALA) which honors the best of …

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Prince William County Congratulates Woodbridge-based MAG Aerospace

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates MAG Aerospace, a recognized leader in global aerial surveillance and situational awareness services, on receiving the 2016 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award of Excellence in International Trade. According to the announcement by Governor McAuliffe, the Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade recognizes a Virginia business that has excelled …

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Virginia Serious Game Institute Welcomes New Game Pioneer in Residence

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development If your childhood included fun-filled visits to Chuck E. Cheese’s or countless hours playing on Atari, then you can thank this guy – Nolan Bushnell. That’s correct, the founder of Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza-Time Theater Chain is also the creator of Atari, Inc. – the video gaming company that is widely credited to …

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Prince William County Accepts SBA Grant for Science Accelerator

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently accepted a $50,000 grant from the Small Business Administration for the Prince William Science Accelerator. The accelerator bested more than 830 applications nationwide to win the grant. The money will go toward dividing the last available lab at the accelerator, which is home to six life-science companies that fill the other …

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Prince William County Awarded $50,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today welcomed the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at its Prince William Science Accelerator in Innovation Park. The SBA presented a $50,000 check to the County as a grant award to the Prince William Science Accelerator, being one of only two Northern Virginia winners …

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Economic Development Director Awarded Recertification

Provided by City of Manassas Patrick J. Small, Director of Economic Development for the City of Manassas has been awarded recertification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) effective July 1, 2016.  Small first achieved the Certified Economic Developer designation in 2001.   CEcD recertification, required every three years for Economic Development professionals to maintain their certification, was awarded to Small …

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