ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS
February 2017 - April 2017
Amazon to Create 1,000 Jobs in Location of New E-Commerce Center

Amazon will build a one million square foot e-commerce warehouse and distribution center in Frederick County, creating more than 1,000 jobs. Frederick County was selected for its business climate, infrastructure, and strong workforce  ...  MORE
84 Lumber Will Invest $3.9 Million to Establish a Manufacturing Operation in Frederick County

84 Lumber, the Nation's leading building materials supplier, will create 100 new jobs in the location of its manufacturing operation in Frederick County. The project is part of 84 Lumber's manufacturing division, 84 Components  ...  MORE
American Woodmark Celebrates the Ground Breaking of its New Corporate Headquarters Operation

Governor Terry McAuliffe joined community leaders at the site of American Woodmark Corporation's new corporate headquarters operation. The project will consolidate four existing local facilities, retaining 377 jobs and creating 55 new ones  ...  MORE
Lord Fairfax Community College-
No. 1 Digital Community College

LFCC has been recognized for the fourth time by the Center for Digital Education as the No. 1 Digital Community College. SMART boards, 3-D printers, and Zoom video software are just a few of the initiatives keeping LFCC at the top of the list   ...  MORE
Sherando High School wins Third Annual Widget Cup Competition

Sherando High School took home the Widget Cup trophy at this year's Widget Cup, a design-build competition for local high schools. The Widget Cup is part of the EDA's Career Pathways program, an effort to proactively address future workforce needs  ...  MORE
FEATURED UPDATE
Winchester MSA Recognized as No. 4 MSA in the Nation by Site Selection Magazine 

Winchester MSA tied for No. 4 in Site Selection magazine's listing of Top Metros of 2016. The Winchester MSA, which includes the City of Winchester, Frederick County, and Hampshire County in WV, had eight corporate facility investment projects in 2016, leading to its No. 4 spot for Metropolitan Statistical Areas with a population of less than 200,000 ...  MORE    
OTHER HAPPENINGS
Construction of the new $135 million FBI Central Records Complex in Frederick County will begin this fall. The 59-acre site was purchased in June for $4.75 million. More than 400 people will be employed at the new facility  . ..  MORE  

More than 100 business, education, and community partners took part in the 2nd Annual Business & Education Summit, part of the Frederick County EDA's Workforce Initiative, a long-term solution to the community's workforce development needs   . .. MORE

Family Drive-In Theatre in Stephens City, VA, was Governor Terry McAuliffe's Virginia Business Spotlight in March  . .. MORE

Middletown, Virginia, has been featured in USA Today's list of "10 Great Places to Hike Through Civil War History"  . .. MORE

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