Virginia

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Virginia.

Trabant Center in Newark, DE.

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities' resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.
Level 3 is a global provider of data, voice, video and managed services.

Level 3 Opens New Data Center In Herndon, VA

Global data center network supports demanding requirements for enterprises and government customers to deliver high-performing business applications.
Central Place Rendering

CEB To Build New HQ In Rosslyn, VA

CEB plans new headquarters to accommodate continued growth and expanding global presence; company to occupy Rosslyn, VA-based CEB Tower in JBG's Central Place.
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Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Fort Monroe

New Jobs Announced In the City Of Hampton, VA

Liberty-Source PBC to invest $1.56 million in customer service operation; will create close to 600 new jobs.
CCAM

Airbus Joins Forces With CCAM

Global aeronautics leader Airbus has teamed with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing.
Providence, RI

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

Teleperformance To Invest $3.5 Million In Henrico County, VA Customer Service Center

In the U.S., Teleperformance operates 25 site locations and has approximately 20,000 employees, approximately 700 of which will be employed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

MicroPact Doubles Size Of Northern Virginia Headquarters

MicroPact is expected to take over space early this summer in a building that is just off the Dulles Toll Road in Fairfax County.

BUSINESS REPORT: Stafford County – Where Connectivity And Opportunity Intersect

Home to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico, Stafford County, VA is known as a destination for Defense and technology companies. Its location and business climate offer much more.
CCAM

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development...

In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.
CyrusOne Data Center

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Sets Sights On Northern Virginia

Company shares plans for construction of new enterprise-class multi-tenant data center in Loudoun County.

FEATURE STORY: Game-Changer In The Heartland

The Midwest Inland Port ramp—ADM’s new intermodal freight shipping and receiving facility—puts Decatur front and center as a leading logistics hub. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Virginia Defense Companies Diversify With Going Global Initiative

State export program serves as national model for defense communities.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

BUSINESS REPORT: Virginia – HDL Expands Offices, Labs At VA BioTechnology Research Park

The diagnostic leader will occupy nearly five football fields of space in its expanded research and office complex in the heart of downtown Richmond. From the July/August 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.

Send in the Drones

As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Leidos Headquarters To Be In Reston, VA

Planned national security, health and engineering solutions company Leidos to move into Reston Town Center.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.