Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development
Prince William County congratulates its businesses and institutions that have been recognized among some of region’s best-in-class in this year’s Washington Business Journal Book of Lists. As the second-largest and one of the fastest-growing counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Prince William County has proven that it is a locality of choice, one which provides a supportive environment for businesses to thrive. The number and diversity of its businesses recognized in this year’s Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists is but a testament to that fact.
The following are the businesses and institutions that made the 2020 list:
- American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), the international biological resource center and research organization, located in Innovation Park was ranked the fourth largest bioscience employer with 526 bioscience employees;
- Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center also made the list of Top 25 Hospitals at #24.
- Contract Solutions, Inc. ranked #2 in financial donations and #1 for providing 3,700 volunteer hours, out of 10 small companies in Greater Washington;
- TechAnax claimed the #52 spot out of the Top 75 fastest-growing Washington metropolitan area companies;
- Federal Conference Inc. was #13 under Veteran-Owned Companies;
- Temporary Solutions Inc. ranked #18 out of 25 temporary staffing companies;
- Carter Bank & Trust ranked twice, at #10 out of 25 commercial lenders and #45 out of 50 banks ranked by 2018 metro-area deposits.
- On the Home Mortgage Lenders list, was Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. at #17;
- 1st Lady Janitorial Services LLC. Ranked #10 in commercial cleaning companies.
- My Plumber Heating and Cooling #7 out of 10 mechanical contractors;
- R.W. Murray Co. Made the Top 100 Private Companies list at #94;
- Glass River Media ranked #24 out of 25 Public Relation firms;
- Sareen & Associates ranked #45 out of 50 Accounting firms;
- Brown & Brown Insurance Agency of Virginia Inc. came in at #15 out of the Top 25 insurance brokers and agent firms; and
- Perfect Planning Events ranked #24 out of 25 meeting and event planning companies.
Of the wealthiest zip codes, ranked by Washington Business Journal, Haymarket (20169) placed #29, Bristow (20136) at #37 and Gainesville (20155) at #43 out of 50 metro-area zip codes. Meanwhile, in the Top 25 single- and multi-family homebuilders ranking, Lennar Corp. took the #3 spot, and Drees Homes ranked #20.
Among the region’s educational, workforce development and coworking assets:
- Regus earned the #1 spot in the Top 25 coworking spaces with 39 locations in the Washington metro-area that includes Battlefield Overlook. Brickyard ranked #13 and has its new coworking space in Neabsco Commons, Woodbridge;
- Also #1 in its category is Northern Virginia Community College for the highest enrollment in colleges and universities, followed closely by George Mason University at #3; Strayer University was #10 and Stratford University ranked at #17; and
- Prince William County Public Schools ranked #16.
Among non-profit organizations and quality of life amenities:
- The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation ranked #27, and on the Small Regional Nonprofit list, Didlake Inc came in at #7;
- Of Prince William County’s golf courses, six made the Top 25, which includes Old Hickory Golf Club claiming the #1 spot, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club at #4, Dominion Valley Country Club at #9, Stonewall Golf Club at #10, and Bristow Manor Golf Club at #24; and
- Dixie Bones ranked #22 on the Catering Companies list.
As for its government institutions and advocacy associations:
- Prince William Chamber of Commerce ranked #22 on the Business Advocacy list;
- Prince William County Government ranked #34 among the region’s top non-Federal, public and private employers; and
- The Prince William County Department of Economic Development was at #8 on Economic Development Agencies.
Christina Winn is Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development. She said, “We are proud of our companies and institutions that have been recognized in this year’s Washington Business Journal Book of Lists. They are part of a wider and vibrant ecosystem of companies, both small and large, that have been the backbone of our local economy and which we are honored to serve.”