Virginia Named State of the Year

Virginia Named State of the Year
As seen in Virginia Business

Business Facilities magazine has named Virginia its “State of the Year.” 

The national magazine is read by corporate site selectors and economic development professionals.

“Virginia snared more than $5.5 billion in capital investment for its top two projects, and its top five job-creation efforts netted nearly 28,000 new jobs in a diverse and well-executed growth strategy that has made VA a high-tech force to be reckoned with,” Business Facilities’ Editor-in-Chief Jack Rogers wrote.

The magazine cited Amazon’s decision to locate part of its second headquarters in Northern Virginia and the commonwealth’s investment in fiber-optic networks, which has helped the area become the largest concentration of data centers.

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