Press Releases

US Foods to Nearly Double Footprint in Prince William County, Creating Approximately 100 New Jobs in Food Distribution Center Expansion

August 2, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce US Foods, one of the nation’s largest foodservice distributors, plans to nearly double its footprint in Prince William County and create approximately 100 new jobs over the next 5 years.

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Northern Virginia Data Center Market Increases Footprint in Prince William County

July 26, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County, strategically located in the world’s densest cluster of data centers, today announced it has surpassed 3.5 million square feet of data center space.  

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New Businesses Bring $746 Million of Intended Capital Investment and 636 New Jobs To Prince William County in First Half 2017

July 24, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County, Virginia’s second-largest locality, today announced it has logged $746 million in intended capital investment from nine projects during the first six months of 2017.  Those projects are expected to bring approximately 636 new jobs to the County. 

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Over 100 Serious Game Design Industry Leaders to gather in Prince William County for 7th Annual Game-based and Simulation Learning Conference

July 14, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  Prince William County Department of Economic Development is proud to sponsor this year’s industry-leading Serious Play Conference taking place on July 18-20, 2017, at the George Mason University Science & Technology Campus, Prince William County, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.

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SBA Names Prince William County Business Executive, Corliss Udoema Virginia Small Business Person of the Year, and National Small Business Person of the Year Runner-up

May 18, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  Prince William County congratulates Corliss Udoema, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Contract Solutions Inc.

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Prince William County Grants $100,000 to Virginia Serious Game Institute-based Startup, Scriyb to Pioneer a Cloud-based Teaching Platform that will Revolutionize Online Education

March 20, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. –  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced it has authorized a $100,000 performance agreement with Virginia Serious Game Institute-based, Scriyb, LLC, a technology start-up company, to pioneer a new cloud-based, live-streaming teaching platform that will revolutionize online education.

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U.S. DOD Agency Awards Prince William Science Accelerator-based Ceres Nanosciences $750,000 to Commercialize Nanotrap® Particles Test for Zika and Other Infectious Diseases

February 27, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. – Prince William Science Accelerator-based, Ceres Nanosciences, Inc., recently announced it has received $750,000 from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop commercialized sample processing tools, based on its proprietary Nanotrap® Particles platform, for the improved detection of the Zika virus and other emerging infectious diseases.

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Prince William County Congratulates MAG Aerospace on Receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 Award

MAG Ceo, Joe Fluet

February 21, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County congratulates two-time award winner, MAG Aerospace, a recognized leader in global aerial surveillance and situational awareness services, on receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 award.

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Prince William County grants $50,000 to Prince William Science Accelerator Start-Up, Caerus Discovery, LLC, to Boost Zika Virus Research

February 15, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. – The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced today that it has authorized a $50,000 public-private performance agreement with Caerus Discovery, LLC, to work with George Mason University, the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to discover an antibody for the Zika virus.

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Prince William Science Accelerator Start-Up Company, Ceres Nanosciences, May Change the Medical Landscape with $3 Million Investment in Nanotrap® to Test Lyme Disease

February 13, 2017 - Prince William County, Va. – Ceres Nanosciences, Inc., a Prince William Science Accelerator startup company, recently announced the completion of a $3 million Series A financing as part of a larger $9 million Series A round.  GreyBird Ventures, an early-stage venture fund firm, is leading the round with a commitment of up to $5.5 million over the next year and additional support.  The funding will support the acceleration to market of a highly-sensitive diagnostic test for Lyme disease.  

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Prince William County Logs $1.3 Billion of Intended Capital Investment and 596 New Jobs from Economic Development Projects in 2016

February 1, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today announced it logged $1.3 billion in intended capital investment, added 596 new jobs and retained 80 existing jobs from 23 economic development projects in calendar year 2016.

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Over Forty Prince William County Businesses Top the 2017 Washington Business Journal Book of Lists

Book of Lists

January 26, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, congratulates more than 40 of its local businesses, world-class amenities and golf destinations that topped this year’s Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists.  The year’s theme celebrates Innovation; a recognized growth area in Prince William County.

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Dulles Glass and Mirror, Inc. to expand operations in Prince William County, Bringing $7.5 million and 136 Jobs

Dulles Glass Mirror Factory

January 26, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce Dulles Glass and Mirror, Inc., is bringing $7.5 million in capital investment and 136 jobs to the County.  

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Want More Prince William County?

January 4, 2017 – Prince William County, Va. –  Prince William County has established itself as an important part of the economic landscape of the Greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area and Northern Virginia.  The County’s contributions to the Northern Virginia economy has resulted in the region singularly accounting for roughly 45 percent of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s total economic activity and 37 percent of all employment, as recently reported in the 2016 State of the Commonwealth Report.  

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Two Prince William County-based Institutes of Higher Education Create New Pathways to Cybersecurity Learning

December 20, 2016 – Prince William County, Va. –  Two Prince William County-based Higher Education Institutes - Northern Virginia Community College and ECPI University - have announced brand new programs to enhance expanded learning in the field of cybersecurity.

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Prince William County firm, Contract Solutions Inc., awarded $40 million contract by U.S. Department of the Treasury

November 29, 2016 - Prince William County firm, Contract Solutions, Inc. (CSI), an innovative management and consulting firm was recently awarded a $40 million contract by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  

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Prince William County congratulates MAG Aerospace and InCadence Strategic Solutions on receiving 14th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards

November 21, 2016- Prince William County, Va.- Prince William County congratulates MAG Aerospace, a recognized leader in global aerial surveillance and situational awareness services, and InCadence Strategic Solutions, a technology leader in operational intelligence, biometrics solutions, identity and knowledge management services, on receiving awards at the 14th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor ‘GovCon’ Awards.

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Prince William County surpasses 3 million square feet of data center space

November 14, 2016 - Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County, one of Northern Virginia’s most in-demand data center locations, today announced it has surpassed 3 million square feet of data center space.  This milestone was achieved by the successful completion of 27 economic development projects that provide a combined total of more than $5 billion in capital investment and brought approximately 800 new highly-paid and highly-skilled jobs to the County.

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Prince William County-based Elite Shooting Sports, the Nation’s Most Advanced Indoor Shooting Range, Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

October 28, 2016 - Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County-based Elite Shooting Sports, LLC (ESS), the nation’s most advanced indoor shooting range, will celebrate its second anniversary with an open house on Saturday, November 5, 2016.   ESS has welcomed over 60,000 customers in its first two years of operation and is averaging 300 new customers a week since opening its doors in November 2014.

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