Press Releases

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Tours Western PWC

Project managers from VEDP joined staff from the Department of Economic Development on a tour of western Prince William County. The Department of Economic Development organized a comprehensive bus tour of Western Prince William County to help project managers from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership better come to know the community and the business opportunities that exist.

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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Holds Dedication Ceremony

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation (MTFTF) held a dedication ceremony for its new corporate headquarters building - The Cooper Center - located at 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive in Triangle, Virginia. Mike Garcia Construction built the 21,000 square foot Cooper Center for the MTFTF.

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LS Power & Prince William County Agree to Three Year Option on County Land to Consider Construction of $500 Million Power Generation Facility

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced that LS Power has agreed to a three-year option agreement on a 28.653 acre parcel located at 12999 and 13000 Balls Ford Road. The site currently serves as yard-waste compost center for Prince William County. The proposed purchase price of the property is $7.86 million ($6.30 per square foot).

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GMU Scientists Invent Nanotech Device for Cancer Research

Scientists at George Mason University's Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine (CAPMM) have invented an innovative nanotechnology tool that may lead to a dramatic improvement in treatment results for patients diagnosed with cancer or other diseases.

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Brentsville High School Among Top Schools in US

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced that LS Power has agreed to a three-year option agreement on a 28.653 acre parcel located at 12999 and 13000 Balls Ford Road. The site currently serves as yard-waste compost center for Prince William County. The proposed purchase price of the property is $7.86 million ($6.30 per square foot).

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New Mason Research Focuses On Breast Cancer Prevention

Scientists at George Mason University’s Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine and clinicians at the Inova Fairfax Hospital Cancer Center are partnering to take a revolutionary step forward in breast cancer research.

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Metris Opens Location in Innovation Technology Park

Metris, a leading provider of measurement inspection tools for the automotive and aerospace industries, leased 30,000 square feet at Innovation Business Center.

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Advion Biosciences Brings Immunoassay Lab to Prince William

Advion Biosciences Inc., a leading bioanalytical service provider headquartered in Ithaca, NY, leased 10,000 square feet in Battlefield Business Park for use as an immunoassay laboratory, providing services to pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

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Power Loft Marks Data Center Construction with Topping Out Ceremony

Power Loft is making steady progress on the construction of its multi-million dollar data center in Innovation at Prince William Technology Park.

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Biomedical Research Lab Underway at Mason

George Mason University broke ground today on its 53,000 square foot Biomedical Research Laboratory (BRL), one of only 13 of its kind nationwide. With the addition of this Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory, Prince William County continues to increase its position as a growing and essential member of the life science community.

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GMU Biomedical Research Lab

The ability to detect and prevent infectious diseases has become a cornerstone of the federal government’s national defense efforts since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the anthrax attacks that followed.

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County Retains 'AAA' Credit Rating

Prince William County’s high credit rating is reaffirmed with Fitch Ratings’ assignment of a “AAA” rating and Moody’s Investors Service’s assignment of a “Aa1” rating.  These ratings are for Prince William County’s $32.45 million of General Obligation (GO) bonds to be sold on June 12, 2007.  Fitch Ratings also affirmed its AAA rating and Moody’s affirmed its Aa1 rating on all of Prince William

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Dept. of Forensic Science Breaks Ground on Crime Lab

The Virginia Department of Forensic Science broke ground on its new 110,000 square foot Northern Virginia crime lab. The $63 million facility is being constructed by Scheer Partners and also will house the Northern Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

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FBI Prepares for Move to Prince William

With a little more than a year until its new Northern Virginia Resident Agency opens in Prince William County, FBI officials are preparing for the upcoming move. The new complex will be located on a 15-acre tract in the Innovation@Prince William Technology Park.

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Computing Technologies Locates Regional Office in Prince William County

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce that COmputing TechnologieS [sic] – a federal government services contractor – selected Prince William County as the location of its new regional office servicing Quantico Marine Corps activities.

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Eli Lilly and Company to Lease 10,000 sf of Wet-lab Space

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce that Eli Lilly and Company secured 10,000 square feet of wet-lab space in the Battlefield Business Park located near exit 47 at the intersection of I-66 and Route 234. Lilly will develop a model quality assurance and quality control lab in preparation for the opening of its 300,000 square foot insulin manufacturing facility.

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Prince William County to Discuss Economic Development with Irish Delegation

Prince William County, Virginia…In an effort to share best practices and develop continued growth in economic development, Prince William County will host a delegation from the North Down Borough Council.

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EnviroSolutions, Inc. Locates in Prince William County

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce that EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI), a waste management and recycling business, announced its intention to locate its corporate headquarters and its Potomac Disposal Services’ operations center to Prince William County.

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Singer Associates to Expand Presence in Prince William

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is pleased to announce that Singer Associates purchased more than 9 acres at 12351 Randolph Ridge Lane, which will become home to its new corporate headquarters and Northern Virginia emergency vehicle service facility combining three (3) locations throughout Prince William County.

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Business Appreciation Week Celebrated at GMU

Prince William County, Virginia…Business Appreciation Week, an annual event held the second week of May in Prince William County, was marked by two major events at George Mason University (GMU). The first event was the Technovation Forum, which highlighted the utilization of technology in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park.

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