Real Estate Journal — Economic Development — January 25 - February 7, 2019 — 1C


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Prince WilliamCounty congratulates Amazon and Arlington County on NewNorthern VA HQ Prince William County-based businesses recognized in the 2019 Washington Business Journal Book of Lists T

he annual highly an- ticipated compilation of outperforming en- terprises, localities and ame- nities throughout the Greater Washington area recognized the following Prince William County-based assets: • Regus coveted the #1 spot in the Top 25 coworking spaces with 39 locations in the Washington metro-area that includes Battlefield Overlook. Brickyard ranked #23 and is opening a brand new cowork- ing space in Neabsco Com- mons, Woodbridge, Virginia in summer 2019; • Also #1 in its category is Northern Virginia Community College for the highest enroll- ment in colleges and universi- ties, followed closely by George Mason University at #3; • TechAnax claimed the #2 spot out of the Top 75 fastest- growing Washington metro- politan area companies, with Able Moving & Storage at #62 and Open Systems Technolo- gies Corp. at #66; • Contract Solutions, Inc. ranked #3 in financial dona- tions and #2 for providing 4,000 volunteer hours, out of 10 small companies in Greater Washington. And in the sea- son of giving, the County’s top corporate philanthropist was the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation placed #28 out of 50; • American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), the inter- national biological resource center and research organi- zation, located in Innovation Park was ranked the fourth largest bioscience employer with 526 bioscience employ- ees; • Potomac Mills, Virginia Gateway and Manassas Mall, ranked #4, #8 and #12 respec- tively, as some of the region’s largest malls and shopping centers; • Carter Bank & Trust ranked twice, at #7 out of 25 commercial lenders and #48 out of 50 banks ranked by 2018 metro-area deposits. On the Home Mortgage Lenders list was Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. at #16; • Ennis Electric Co. Inc. ranked #8 out of 10 electrical providers and My Plumber Heating and Cooling #9 out of 10 mechanical contractors, both ranked by 2017 revenue; • The Prince William Coun-

ty Department of Economic Development tied along with the Prince William Chamber of Commerce at #8 in terms of annual budget size amongst other jurisdiction organiza- tions; • Prince William County Public Schools ranked #15 and Prince William County Gov- ernment ranked #34 among the region’s top non-Federal, public and private employers; • Temporary Solutions Inc. ranked #19 out of 25 tempo- rary staffing companies; • Brown&Brown Insurance Agency of Virginia Inc. came in #20 out of the top 25 insur- ance brokers and agent firms; • Federal Conference se- cured the #23 spot on the list of Top 25 veteran-owned companies; • Perfect Planning Events ranked #24 out of 24 meeting and event planning compa- nies; and • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center also made the list of Top 25 Hospitals at #24. Of the wealthiest zip codes, ranked by ACBJ ’ s 2018 Wealth Index, Haymarket, VA 20169 placed #38 and

Manassas, VA 20112 came in at #41 out of 50 metro-area zip codes. Meanwhile in the Top 25 single- and multi-family homebuilders ranking, Len- nar Corp. took the #4 spot and Drees Homes ranked #17. Among the county’s golf courses, six made the Top 25, which includes Old Hickory Golf Club claiming the #3 spot, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club at #4, Stonewall Golf Club at #9, General’s Ridge Golf Course at #14, Dominion Valley Country Club at #20, and Bristow Manor Golf Club at #24. Want more Prince William County? Check out our latest video, sign-up for newsletters or visit us at: www.PWCE- conDev.org or @PWCDED. • Located less than 20 miles from the nation’s capi- tal, Prince William County encompasses a total area of 348 square miles. • Seventy-five percent of Northern Virginia’s 1.5 mil- lion workers live within a 30-minute one-way commute to the center of Prince William County during rush hour. • Prince William County

provides access to an out- standing talent pool of highly- skilled, culturally diverse labor; 42% of the workforce has 4-year degrees. • Prince William County’s favorable blend of large land parcels, multi-use zoned sites, incentives, reliable power and ample fiber optic availability coupled with the lowest pro- grammable computer taxes in the region, make it an ideal lo- cation for businesses seeking a location in the Mid-Atlantic region. • Prince William County carries a AAA bond rating from all three of the major credit ratings agencies (Fitch, Moody’s and S&P). The Prince William County Department of Economic De- velopment offers services to support and promote existing business expansion and at- tract new businesses to PWC. Prince William County Congratulates Amazon and Arlington County, Virginia on New Northern Virginia Headquarters In other news, The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to

congratulate Amazon and Ar- lington, Virginia on the news announcement that one of the new Amazon headquarters will be in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The following is a state- ment from the Chairman of the Board: “Prince William County extends its heartiest con- gratulations to Amazon on its selection of Northern Virginia for its second headquarters. Amazon’s decision to locate here is a validation of the outstanding assets, talented workforce and innovative spirit of Northern Virginia,” said Corey A. Stewart, Chair- man, Prince William Board of County Supervisors. “Prince William County looks forward to a collabora- tive working relationship both with Amazon, as well as our neighboring communities to ensure the success of this very significant project. The County’s capable technology orientated workforce and af- fordable housing options will contribute to Amazon’s contin- ued growth in the region.” 

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