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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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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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City of Manassas Secures $13.75 Million Investment and 135 New Jobs

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Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Aurora Flight Sciences, a pioneer in unmanned aircraft and autonomous flight, will invest more than $13.75 million in the City of Manassas. Acquired by Boeing (BA:NYSE) last year, the company will expand its City of Manassas headquarters to include a state-of-the-art robotics facility with a research and development lab, a light manufacturing unit, professional …

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Congratulations to America’s Fastest-Growing Businesses in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates eleven local companies considered among the fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the United States, according to the Inc. 5000 List for 2017.  The Inc. 5000 recognizes the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies based on revenue growth. “We applaud innovators of business and congratulate all those involved in their …

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Prince William Chamber says “Play Ball!”

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Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On June 27, the Board of Directors of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted to endorse the proposed Potomac Nationals stadium in eastern Prince William County. After several months of meetings with representatives from the County and the project, Chamber Board members agreed the new stadium represents a significant economic opportunity …

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SBA Names Prince William County’s Corliss Udoema Virginia Small Business Person of the Year

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates Corliss Udoema, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Contract Solutions Inc. (CSI), on being named the 2017 Virginia Small Business Person of the Year and finalist for the National Small Business Person of the Year, by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Ms. Udoema was one of fifty-four winners …

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Chamber Seeks Local Help in Developing Statewide Economic Development Plan

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On Tuesday, May 18, from 11:30 a. m. to 1:30 p. m., the Prince William Chamber of Commerce will offer a unique opportunity for the people and businesses of Northern Virginia to come together and have their say in what should be included in the long-term statewide economic development plan for the Commonwealth …

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Prince William County Congratulates MAG Aerospace on Receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 Award

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County congratulates two-time award winner, MAG Aerospace, a recognized leader in global aerial surveillance and situational awareness services, on receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 award. According to SmartCEO, the Future 50 Awards program recognizes the region’s fastest growing,     mid-sized companies in the Washington D.C. Metro Area. The …

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Prince William County Logs $1.3 Billion of Intended Capital Investment

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today announced it logged $1.3 billion in intended capital investment, added 596 new jobs and retained 80 existing jobs from 23 economic development projects in calendar year 2016. The 23 projects consisted of 18 new business attractions, three expansions of …

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Want More Prince William County?

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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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