Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 30

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StarKist, Feed the Children, Cornerstones team up to provide food to families Just two months after moving its headquarters from Pittsburgh to Reston, StarKist partnered with Feed the Children and Cornerstones in an event to bring hunger relief to 400 families living in Northern Virginia on Thursday, June 24. During the drive-through event in Reston, the families and seniors received a 25-pound box of shelf-stable food, …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 23

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Combined company Defense contractor Vectrus and government services company Vertex are moving forward with a $2.1 billion merger that will move the rebranded company’s headquarters to Northern Virginia. Expected to be based in Tysons, where Vectrus already has an office, the combined company will be aptly called V2X. Vectrus, which is currently headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said last week that its shareholders approved …

Reston Museum Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing 

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Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) awarded more than $2.7 million for 259 local and regional tourism marketing programs across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.  Reston Museum received a $5,000 grant for its walking tour program. Reston Museum partnered with George Mason University and Public Art Reston for this …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 16

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Proud to recognize Northern Virginia Northern Virginia is one of five communities across the country named to the 2022 class of Great American Defense Communities. The Association of Defense Communities announced the selected communities at the Defense Communities National Summit this spring. Northern Virginia is home to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Fort Belvoir and Marine Corps Base Quantico. “Our military needs …

Town Council Votes to Amend Zoning Ordinance

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At a special meeting, the Vienna Town Council voted to amend the zoning ordinance in the Town Code to allow greater flexibility with lot coverage. The vote gives Vienna homeowners more options for upgrading outdoor living space. The vote is the culmination of a two-year process to review and update lot coverage provisions in the Town’s zoning ordinance. The goal …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 9

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Nodal Exchange to Expand Headquarters in Fairfax County Earlier today, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Nodal Exchange, a Fairfax County-based derivatives exchange providing price, credit, and liquidity risk management solutions to participants in the North American commodities markets, will increase capacity at its headquarters located at 1921 Gallows Road in Tysons. The expansion will create 37 new jobs. “Nodal Exchange was founded …

Former Town Manager Remembered for Love of Community

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For 26 years, John Schoeberlein diligently served as Vienna Town Manager with a commitment to fiscal responsibility and preserving the community’s small-town feel. Upon learning of Schoeberlein’s death, Town staff and leaders reflected on his remarkable 40-year record of public service. Schoeberlein already had considerable experience when his tenure in Vienna began on April 22, 1985. He had served as …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 2

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Building the DMV tech ecosystem’s future Victor Hoskins, President and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, was recognized by technical.ly on its “RealLIST Connectors 2022” list of the 21 people building the DMV tech ecosystem’s future. According to technical.ly, Hoskins was integral to bringing a number of projects to the DC area, including the Wharf and Union Market. He was also …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 26

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Chart toppers Fairfax County is home to 16 of the 1,000 largest American companies ranked by revenues, as compiled by Fortune for 2022. With Freddie Mac (Tysons) as the top company in the county at no. 56 on the list, the companies also include at 94: General Dynamics (Reston); 101: Northrop Grumman (Falls Church area); 108: Capital One (Tysons); 275: Leidos (Reston); 389: NVR (Reston); 436: Booz Allen Hamilton (Tysons); 456: SAIC (Reston); 478: Beacon Roofing Supply; …

Maura Deegan Competes for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022

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Founder of database MyHooha.org, Maura Deegan helps trauma survivors, those who have undergone physical, mental, or emotional experiences, find trauma -informed gynecologists and better women’s healthcare. This June she will hit the stage and compete for Miss District of Columbia USA 2022 in hopes of going on to Miss USA later this year.  The journey hasn’t been easy. A year …