Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 28

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HawkEye 360 opens satellite manufacturing facility in Herndon On Friday, July 22, 2022, Fairfax County-based HawkEye 360, a commercial provider of space-based radio frequency (RF) data and analytics, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its Advanced Technology and Development Center in Herndon. “Congratulations to HawkEye 360 on the opening of their Advanced Technology and Development Center …

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its return to the Washington, DC area with KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities

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Escape reality with a larger-than-life steampunk spectacle Beginning July 29, 2022 under the Big Top in Tysons. Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return to the Washington, DC area this summer with its most critically acclaimed touring show KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities. Premiering July 29, 2022, audiences are invited to escape reality and step into a world of extraordinary imagination under the iconic …

The Town of Vienna Remembers Robert “Bob” Leggett, Business Committee Chairman, for Community Service

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It’s not easy assuming a leadership role during a pandemic, but Robert “Bob” Leggett did it willingly and enthusiastically when he became chairman of the Town Business Liaison Committee (TBLC) in 2020. Upon learning of his death on Sunday, July 17, 2022, Town leaders reflected on Leggett’s ability to bring people together for the greater good of the community. “Bob …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 21

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Silicon Valley 2.0? Is the DMV region becoming the next Silicon Valley? Dice senior editor Nick Kolakowski examines this question in a Dice article, referring to a new study by management-software firm Carta that says technologists around the Washington, D.C. region make 97 percent of what their colleagues around San Francisco earn. This hints at a strong level of demand for tech talent …

The Mather in Tysons Virginia Earns Coveted Architectural and Design Honor

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Judges for the 2022 Gold Nugget Awards have named The Mather in Tysons, VA, as a recipient of the Award of Merit in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. The Mather, which is in development at 7929 Westpark Drive, was honored for Best Senior Housing Community, On-the-Boards. “We’re developing …

Church Street Vision Project Gets Town Council Approval

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Within the next couple of years, the properties at the corner of Church Street NW and Lawyer’s Road NW will be transformed from two, dated and aging buildings to a single, three-story, mixed-use building with a two-level parking garage in the rear. The Vienna Town Council unanimously approved the project at its regular meeting last night at Vienna Town Hall. …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 14

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Northrop Grumman-built James Webb telescope releases space images NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, built in partnership with Falls Church area-based Northrop Grumman, revealed the first images, providing never-before-seen glimpses into the origins of our universe, and ushering in a new era in human discovery. NASA released the images on Tuesday, July 12, during a live event held at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center …

Rustic Love and Vienna Arts Society Team Up for an Online Fundraising Auction

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For the first time, two amazing Vienna non-profits are collaborating with a fundraiser. The Rustic Love organization, which answers the call to nourish the food-insecure, and The Vienna Arts Society, which answers every call to support and enrich our community through the arts, have teamed up for an online auction of 20 unique heart yard signs created by local artists. …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 7

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Blue Origin landing in Reston West Coast-based Blue Origin, a commercial space launch company, recently signed a lease for new office space in Reston, expanding its footprint in the Greater Washington region. The company’s new location is a little over a mile west of the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station, according to the Washington Business Journal in an article for subscribers. Blue Origin’s website describes …

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, …