Prince William announced that for the first half of 2017, they’ve logged $746 million in capital investment from nine projects that are expected to bring 636 new jobs to the county.
More on the nine projects, from a release:
The nine projects, all of which are represent new and diverse businesses, will operate across a broad spectrum of industries including manufacturing, data centers, commercial real estate, outdoor retail and utility support services. In March, the County welcomed Cabela’s, which opened the doors to its only store in the Metro D.C. Area, bringing close to 200 jobs to the County. Earlier in the year,
Dulles Glass and Mirror, Inc., announced that it had decided to move its corporate headquarters along with its research and development, manufacturing and warehousing operations to Prince William County, bringing a total of 136 jobs to the County.
“We are very proud of our economic development achievements to date. It is a testament to the innovative and vibrant business community we have here in Prince William County,” stated Prince William County Department of Economic Development Executive Director Jeffrey Kaczmarek.
According to a release, in the last five calendar years, the Prince William County Department of Economic Development has assisted with almost $4 billion in county investment and around 2,600 new jobs.
This fall the Iron Mountain data center facility and the Farm Brew Live campus are expected to open, according to Kaczmarek.