ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS
May 2016 - July 2016
Frederick County Ranked Among Top Virginia Communities by SmartAsset

Frederick County ranks No. 6 among Virginia communities receiving the greatest amount of investment in their local economies, based on positive performance across four categories: business establishment growth, GDP growth, new building permits, and municipal bond investment   ...  MORE
FBI Purchases 59-Acre Property in Frederick County, VA

The U.S. General Services Administration has purchased a Frederick County site as the home of a future FBI central records complex. The new facility will streamline the FBI's worldwide records management   ...  MORE
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Subsidiary Chooses Frederick County, VA

FCA US LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of London-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced it will invest $12.2 million to open a Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Frederick County. Mopar is the service parts and customer care brand of FCA    ...  MORE
Gentle Harvest Announces Location in Frederick County, VA

Gentle Harvest, a farm-to-table organic eatery, has announced plans to open in Frederick County. The company brings "the farm table to the freeway." The company has also purchased a local slaughtering facility which will allow them to vertically integrate, controlling the process from farm to table   ...  MORE
Shenandoah University Launches New Center for Leadership

The Center for Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors at Shenandoah University will support the work of organizations in the quad-state area, extending from the northern Shenandoah Valley to south-central Pennsylvania.    ...  MORE
Thermo Fisher Scientific Participates in USA Science & Engineering Festival

A cross-divisional team from Thermo Fisher Scientific recently exhibited at the world's largest science festival, where they inspired the scientists of tomorrow through hands-on activites. Thermo Fisher has manufacturing operations in Frederick County and is also an active participant in the area's long-standing Career Pathways Program   ...  MORE
FEATURED UPDATE
Infrastructure Development @ Graystone Industrial Park

A new, 1-mile, four-lane section of Snowden Bridge Boulevard is being constructed from U.S. 11. The road will include a 126-foot-long bridge over CSX railroad, creating easy access to a planned industrial park of nearly 280 acres. Graystone Industrial Park is one of the largest tracts of business acreage available in Frederick County in the last 10 years. To follow the weekly development progress, visit the EDA's photo album:  Graystone Industrial Park
OTHER HAPPENINGS
LFCC Recognized as a "2016 Great College to Work For"
Lord Fairfax Community College rated highly across multiple categories, garnering its place on the list for the fifth year in a row. LFCC is named an "Honor Roll" institution and is one of only 12 community colleges to earn this distinction in 2016 ... MORE

Trex Company Wins Three Awards for Design Excellence
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, has won three ADEX awards from Design Journal, an international resource for interior designers, architects, and facility managers ... MORE

The Den Opens in Historic Wayside Theatre
The Den cafe is now open for business in the historic Wayside Theatre. The operation is affiliated with the soon-to-open Gingerwolf Distillery. The Den sells pub food and American fare and focuses on sourcing ingredients locally   ... MORE

Frederick County Recognized by National Association of Counties
The National Association of Counties presented two Achievement Awards to Frederick County in the categories of Information Technology and Civic Education/Public Information. Advancements on the Commissioner of the Revenue's Business Division website further streamline processes for business owners ... MORE

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