Loudoun County Economic Development

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Dedicated to recruiting new business, growing our existing industries and improving our county's business climate, we're ready and waiting to provide a wide range of services for your company, whether you're a start-up or well-established player. We do this by:

--Targeting key industries including information & communications technology, federal government contracting, data centers, aerospace, air cargo, life sciences and agriculture
--Building our new and existing businesses with strong business assistance programs
--Keeping up with the latest incentives and workforce training opportunities available to your business - and helping you take advantage of these opportunities.

Operating as usual

🏗️ $6.78 billion in new commercial investment announced🏢 4.9 million square feet of commercial real estate👩‍⚕️ 3,515 new...
02/17/2021
2020 Annual Report - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

🏗️ $6.78 billion in new commercial investment announced
🏢 4.9 million square feet of commercial real estate
👩‍⚕️ 3,515 new jobs created and existing jobs retained
🏎️ 30 Fast-Track Commercial Incentive Program applications

Despite a turbulent 2020 for the global economy, #LoudounPossible growth continued.

Loudoun County by the numbers, award-winning programs, and business success stories from fiscal year 2020.

📈 UPDATE: “The hyperscale activity in Northern Virginia is unlike any other market in the world,” says CBRE's Jamie Jeli...
02/12/2021
Growth of Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley Rolls On Amid COVID

📈 UPDATE: “The hyperscale activity in Northern Virginia is unlike any other market in the world,” says CBRE's Jamie Jelinek.

The region's data center market absorption "has exceeded that of the next six largest U.S. markets combined during the same timeframe."

While Northern Virginia had long been one of the country’s top data center markets, several large transactions in 2016, led by major Microsoft and Oracle leases, catapulted the area to the top spot…

🎵 After watching that #SuperBowl ad, you might be ready to turn your great idea into a business plan!Your passion and vi...
02/07/2021
Dolly Parton - 5 to 9 (Official Audio)

🎵 After watching that #SuperBowl ad, you might be ready to turn your great idea into a business plan!

Your passion and vision are #LoudounPossible with our Startup Planning Guide:
➡️ http://bit.ly/2PPln61

Listen to Dolly’s brand new take on her iconic classic! “5 to 9” is available now. Listen here: http://dolly.lnk.to/5to9 Hear “5 to 9” in Squarespace’s newes...

Are your openings listed on the Loudoun Jobs Portal? 💼Sourcing data from more than 10,000 public job boards, we've helpe...
02/05/2021
Loudoun Jobs Portal - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Are your openings listed on the Loudoun Jobs Portal? 💼

Sourcing data from more than 10,000 public job boards, we've helped fuel thousands of job searches during COVID-19.

Plus, our #WorkInLoudoun social media spotlights keep your business connected to the region's workforce.

The Loudoun County Economic Development Authority is one component of Loudoun County's efforts to promote business growth in Loudoun.

If every day feels like Groundhog Day, it might be time to explore new #WorkInLoudoun career opportunities and training:
02/02/2021
Work in Loudoun - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

If every day feels like Groundhog Day, it might be time to explore new #WorkInLoudoun career opportunities and training:

A suite of professional services designed to connect the D.C. region’s talented workforce with open positions at businesses in Loudoun County.

02/01/2021
Groundbreaking for D.C. United's New Training Facility

⚽ Just up the road from Segra Field, this new world-class training facility strengthens D.C. United's Pathway-to-Pro program.

D.C. United Academy will practice on the facility's fields alongside the pros from D.C. United, Washington Spirit and Loudoun United FC!

“We live in a hotbed for soccer talent, and this new performance center located in the heart of Loudoun County will allow us to harness the growth opportunity in the region and serve as a national center for best-in-class performance excellence," says CEO and co-chairman Jason Levien.

The Audi Performance Center, located inside the training facility, will have educational resources and tutorial resources available for academy players, as well as a video room the club can utilize to review film from training sessions and previous matches: https://bit.ly/36m7OoP

There are currently more than 130,000 high tech jobs open across Northern Virginia. Despite the pandemic’s negative impa...
01/29/2021
‘Work In Loudoun’ to Connect Jobseekers, Jobs - Loudoun Now

There are currently more than 130,000 high tech jobs open across Northern Virginia. Despite the pandemic’s negative impact for “touch” industries, many tech businesses have seen growth.

The new WorkInLoudoun.com connects the region’s robust talent pipeline with their next, #LoudounPossible career opportunity.

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development on Thursday announced its new “Work In Loudoun” initiative, aiming to connect jobs

⚽ Congratulations to D.C. United on a #LoudounPossible groundbreaking for its new performance center and training facili...
01/28/2021

⚽ Congratulations to D.C. United on a #LoudounPossible groundbreaking for its new performance center and training facility!

"We live in a hotbed for soccer talent, and this new performance center located in the heart of Loudoun County will allow us to harness the growth opportunity in the region and serve as a national center for best-in-class performance excellence," said Jason Levien, CEO and co-chairman.

The club estimates that the facility and performance center will be completed and ready for use by end of summer of this year: http://bit.ly/36m7OoP

As you look to expand your #LoudounPossible business, we’re here to help you find the right talent. 🤝We've launched Work...
01/28/2021
‘Work In Loudoun’ Initiative Launches to Connect Jobseekers With Opportunities - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

As you look to expand your #LoudounPossible business, we’re here to help you find the right talent. 🤝

We've launched WorkInLoudoun.com, a new suite of professional services, to connect the region's workforce with open positions.

Workforce Development Manager Nancy Evanko works directly with businesses on tailored solutions, including research, human resources and marketing assistance.

Work In Loudoun provides a suite of professional services to connect the region’s workforce with open positions at businesses in the county.

Congratulations to IT Cadre, a homegrown #LoudounPossible success story, on securing another major federal contract.IT C...
01/26/2021
Energy OCIO awards Visualized Engineering Analyses Phase III SBIR/STRR contract - G2Xchange FedCiv

Congratulations to IT Cadre, a homegrown #LoudounPossible success story, on securing another major federal contract.

IT Cadre has been awarded a 3-year, $3.3M contract to provide visualized engineering analyses services to the Department of Energy.

VOSB IT Cadre has been awarded a 3-year, $3.3M contract by the Department of Energy to provide the Office of the Chief Information Officer and Office of the Chief Financial Officer with visualized engineering analyses services. This requirement was awarded as a Direct Phase III SBIR/STRR contract an...

There's still time to apply!  Take your small business to the next level with access to expertise on business strategy, ...
01/26/2021
Loudoun Economic Development Sponsors 15 Scholarships for FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

There's still time to apply!

Take your small business to the next level with access to expertise on business strategy, marketing and finance.

⏰Apply before 11:59 p.m. tonight for the FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program: https://bit.ly/3seRJuu

Loudoun County small business owners are encouraged to apply for the upcoming cohort of the FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program.

Your small business has 6️⃣ days left to apply!Gain access to expertise across business strategy, marketing and finance:...
01/20/2021
Loudoun Economic Development Sponsors 15 Scholarships for FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Your small business has 6️⃣ days left to apply!

Gain access to expertise across business strategy, marketing and finance: https://bit.ly/3seRJuu

We're offering 15 scholarships to the FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program operated by Ureeka, an inclusive online community of entrepreneurs providing resources that are tailored to female and minority-owned small businesses.

Loudoun County small business owners are encouraged to apply for the upcoming cohort of the FireUp Business Mentoring and Coaching Program.

Loudoun County's resident Major League Rugby team, Old Glory DC, takes the #LoudounIsReady pledge!The pledge reinforces ...
01/19/2021
Old Glory DC Takes ‘Loudoun Is Ready’ Pledge Ahead of 2021 Season - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Loudoun County's resident Major League Rugby team, Old Glory DC, takes the #LoudounIsReady pledge!

The pledge reinforces the team's commitment to fan, player, and staff health and well-being ahead of its eight home games at Segra Field in 2021. 🏉

Loudoun County’s Major League Rugby team takes the “Loudoun Is Ready” pledge, committing to fan, player, and staff health and well-being.

Restaurants that have signed the #LoudounIsReady pledge are in the spotlight with a new social media campaign from Loudo...
01/15/2021
Loudoun Is Ready - Restaurant Sweepstakes - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Restaurants that have signed the #LoudounIsReady pledge are in the spotlight with a new social media campaign from Loudoun Economic Development, Visit Loudoun and Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce.

Share your #LoveLoudounFood photos on social media and enter to win a Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, or St. Patrick’s Day dinner on us.

Starting now!  Data centers have become the foundation for Virginia's prominence in high tech and the launch pad for inn...
01/07/2021

Starting now! Data centers have become the foundation for Virginia's prominence in high tech and the launch pad for innovations in cyber security, health information, and data science.

Buddy Rizer shares strategies and programs for economic development professionals to promote data centers in their communities.

This exclusive briefing that features an introduction by Senator Mark Warner.

Register to watch: http://bit.ly/3behdlw

Here are two grant updates for Loudoun businesses!① Do you have a pending Rebuild VA application? Last week's $20 millio...
01/03/2021
Business Resources: Financing and Loans - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Here are two grant updates for Loudoun businesses!

① Do you have a pending Rebuild VA application? Last week's $20 million allocation from Governor Northam means an additional round of funding is available. Check your email for a notification!

② The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties is accepting applications for its Minority Owned Small Business Grant Program through January 19. The program will award grants of $5,000 to $10,000 to eligible businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Details on both grants and other opportunities are here: https://bit.ly/2J1TTrX

The Loudoun County Economic Development Authority is one component of Loudoun County's efforts to promote business growth in Loudoun.

Do you have a pending Rebuild VA application? This week's $20 million allocation from Governor of Virginia means an addi...
12/31/2020
An Additional $20 Million is Available Through the Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

Do you have a pending Rebuild VA application?

This week's $20 million allocation from Governor of Virginia means an additional round of funding is available. Check your email for a notification!

This new funding will bring the program total to $120 million and will enable more than 300 additional small businesses and nonprofits to receive grants.

Loudoun businesses can apply now for the Community Foundation's Minority Owned Small Business Grant Program.

NEW: An additional $20 million has been allocated to the Rebuild VA economic recovery fund to meet demand for the progra...
12/30/2020
An Additional $20 Million is Available Through the Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

NEW: An additional $20 million has been allocated to the Rebuild VA economic recovery fund to meet demand for the program and fulfill pending grant applications.

If your small business has a pending application, check your email for a notification from Rebuild VA!

Loudoun businesses can apply now for the Community Foundation's Minority Owned Small Business Grant Program.

12/25/2020
BENEFIT

The best way to spread holiday cheer is singing loud for all to hear! 🎤🎄

Loudoun musicians donated their performances to this incredible music special! There’s still time to sing along and give Hope for the Holidays:

Join host Buddy Rizer in your living room on Saturday, December 19 at 7pm to experience this TV-style holiday music special!

Set in the decked-out Carriage Museum at Morven Park, BENEFIT Artists Juliana MacDowell, Michael Gauvreau, Mike Ault, Gary Smallwood, Jason Masi, Emma Rowley, @King St, Master Singers of Virginia, and Loudon County High School's String Quartet will perform holiday hits and classics. Proceeds raised will go to support charities serving children in need in Loudoun.

Make an online donation now at give.BENEFIT.live

📦 Local businesses are delivering joy to Loudoun!27 South Interiors, Misguided Angels, Now Movers and one very dedicated...
12/25/2020
This Year’s Holiday Heroes: Local Delivery Workers Bring the Season Home - Loudoun Now

📦 Local businesses are delivering joy to Loudoun!

27 South Interiors, Misguided Angels, Now Movers and one very dedicated UPS driver battled logistical challenges to create #LoudounPossible holiday experiences.

With the COVID-19 pandemic changing almost everything about the holiday season—from shopping to family gatherings—residents and local businesses are relying

After a challenging year, we're celebrating the innovation and determination of Loudoun businesses.We wish you a healthy...
12/24/2020

After a challenging year, we're celebrating the innovation and determination of Loudoun businesses.

We wish you a healthy holiday season and a bright 2021. ✨

Each ornament below represents a #LoudounPossible initiative from the past 12 months: http://bit.ly/2KM4j33

12/19/2020
BENEFIT

🎵🎄Less than one hour until this #LoudounPossible holiday special begins! Executive Director Buddy Rizer flexes his emcee skills with local musicians at Morven Park.

Tune in and share the Hope for the Holidays spirit! All funds raised will benefit Loudoun nonprofits that serve children.

Join host Buddy Rizer in your living room on Saturday, December 19 at 7pm EST to experience this TV-style holiday music special!

Set in the decked-out Carriage Museum at Morven Park, BENEFIT Artists Juliana MacDowell, Michael Gauvreau, Mike Ault, Gary Smallwood, Jason Masi, Emma Rowley, King St., Master Singers of Virginia, and Loudoun County High School's String Quartet will perform holiday hits and classics. Proceeds raised will go to support charities serving children in need in Loudoun.

Make an online donation now at give.BENEFIT.live

12/15/2020
BENEFIT

Feeling chilly? ❄️️Get ready to warm up this weekend with BENEFIT's Hope for the Holidays!

This TV-style music special will be hosted by our very own Buddy Rizer, with a fabulous lineup of Loudoun performers. Click the "Get Reminder" button to stream on Saturday at 7 p.m. All proceeds support local nonprofits serving children.

Join host Buddy Rizer in your living room on Saturday, December 19 at 7pm EST to experience this TV-style holiday music special!

Set in the decked-out Carriage Museum at Morven Park, BENEFIT Artists Juliana MacDowell, Michael Gauvreau, Mike Ault, Gary Smallwood, Jason Masi, Emma Rowley, King St., Master Singers of Virginia, and Loudoun County High School's String Quartet will perform holiday hits and classics. Proceeds raised will go to support charities serving children in need in Loudoun.

Make an online donation now at give.BENEFIT.live

"In Ashburn, we are able to support hyperscale growth as well as deep connectivity with our interconnection hub, providi...
12/15/2020
Cologix Launches Cloud-First Digital Infrastructure in Ashburn - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

"In Ashburn, we are able to support hyperscale growth as well as deep connectivity with our interconnection hub, providing a high performance, cost-effective alternative for cloud service providers and carriers along with a rich ecosystem," said Bill Fathers, Cologix, Inc.’s Chairman & CEO.

Cologix's new one million square-foot, 120 MW hyperscale edge cloud campus in Data Center Alley brings together massive scale, interconnection, next generation infrastructure requirements, a new peering hub and the ability for hyperscalers to design their own space.

Cologix breaks ground on new Cloud Campus in Ashburn, combining massive hyperscale edge capacity with highly-dense interconnection hub.

“This grant grew out of a need identified in the business community, and we’re very proud of the impact that this fundin...
12/09/2020
Loudoun County covers outdoor seating costs for dozens of businesses

“This grant grew out of a need identified in the business community, and we’re very proud of the impact that this funding will have, going into the colder months ahead,” stated Executive Directors Buddy Rizer.

The #LoudounIsReady Outdoor Seating Grants will reimburse or provide payment assistance to a total of 53 local businesses for modifications like heaters, fuel, and tents. https://bit.ly/2LlJEDk

The Loudoun County Economic Development Office announced Tuesday that 53 county businesses were awarded funds to upgrade outdoor seating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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