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COPT to Build Two Data Centers in Innovation Park

Provided by Prince William Economic Development A division of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC) (“COPT”) plans to construct two new data center facilities in the Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District in Innovation Park.  Construction of the first building has begun. Prince William County’s location puts it among the densest concentration of fiber networks in the world, the federal government, commercial enterprise, …

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Gahres Inducted into American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows

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Provided by Prince William County Economic Development The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows has inducted James Gahres, Senior Business Development Manager, Prince William County Department of Economic Development. He was inducted for his outstanding achievements in urban planning.  Induction to the College of Fellows is one of the most prestigious honors in the planning profession. Gahres …

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County Launches New Tool to Attract New Business Investment

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Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County’s Department of Economic Development has launched its new economic intelligence online tool to promote the County for business investment, relocation and expansion. It will also place commercial real estate and business data directly at the fingertips of the business community. The new features promise to be a valuable tool in …

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City of Manassas Secures $3 Billion Investment, 1100 New Jobs

Provided by Manassas City Councilman Ian Lovejoy Micron, a global leader in semiconductor manufacturing, will be investing $3 billion to increase local production capabilities in the City of Manassas.  Most importantly, this will add 1100 good paying local jobs directly in Manassas, and many more indirectly.  The City of Manassas competed internationally with other Micron sites, and bested them to …

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Medliminal Moves Corporate Headquarters to Innovation Park

Medliminal, LLC, an innovative leader in medical cost containment and healthcare cost reduction, will move its corporate headquarters to Innovation Park in Prince William County.  The company intends to invest $2.4 million and will initially bring 10 employees, with plans to hire up to 70 more as it grows. “We are excited to bring our growing enterprise to Innovation Park,” …

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Science Start-Ups Gain Momentum at the Prince William Science Accelerator

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County congratulated three science start-ups – ISOThrive, LLC, Virongy, LLC and Ceres Nanosciences, Inc., – on recent business successes leading from the Prince William Science Accelerator. All three start-up enterprises have gained significant momentum, leading to expansion into new commercial lab space, increased R&D and the potential for new employment opportunities.  ISOThrive recently expanded …

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M&T Bank Finances New Prince William County Event Space

Provided by M&T Bank and Sweeney Barn M&T Bank announced that it has provided $2.4 million in financing to complete the renovation of the Birkett Barn in Manassas, which will become home to Sweeney Barn, a wedding, corporate event and music venue. The scheduled opening is winter 2018. “M&T Bank is excited to finance this project, which we feel will …

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USTA Mid-Atlantic Headquarters Comes to Prince William

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently announced that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Mid-Atlantic Section will be building its new headquarters and state-of-the-art tennis facility in Prince William County on 46 acres at Innovation Park. The new USTA facility will bring more than $15 million in investment in the county and 42 …

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Announcing Shape of the Region conference on Feb. 15

Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce will co-host the Shape of the Region conference on Feb. 15, 2018 from 8:00 – 11:45 a. m. at Valo Park in Tysons Corner, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean.  Registration is $65 and includes continental breakfast. This event will explore …

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Prince William County Office of Tourism Receives $10,000 Grant

Provided by Prince William County of Tourism Today, the Prince William County Office of Tourism announced that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “Crush Friday Program” grant fund. “Crush Friday” is part of VTC’s ongoing efforts to support U.S. Travel’s “Project: Time Off” initiative, encouraging citizens to utilize unused vacation days. In total, …

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