Loudoun County Department of Economic Development (Steve

Report
Steve Hargan
Loudoun County Department of Economic Development
15 January 2014
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Loudoun County - Location
• 30 miles from D.C.
– Nation’s capital and vibrant urban and
cultural center
• Information and communications
technology is the largest industry
cluster in Loudoun County
– Employs 23,000 people and represents
21% of Loudoun's businesses
• 70% of all internet traffic each day
flows through Loudoun County
• Loudoun is also home to over 1,400
farms, totaling 142,000+ acres
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Loudoun County - People
• High tech companies and careers
attract the right people to Loudoun
– 216% industry growth and 105%
industry job growth since 2003
• Highest household median income in
the US - $119,134 (2011)
• More than 50% of residents have at
least a bachelors degree (vs. 28% of
US adults)
• Loudoun County unemployment rate
is 4.5% compared to national average
of 7.8% and DC rate of 8.9% (June
2013)
• The #1 highest concentration of
technology workers in the U.S.,
according to TechAmerica
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Loudoun County - Access
• 23.7 million people will
transit through Dulles
International Airport this year
• New DC METRO expansion
will bring METRO to Dulles
and Loudoun County in 2018
• Constantly improving
network of freeways and
roads permit rapid
movement
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METRO Is Coming - 2018
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Loudoun County - Business
• We actively recruit new businesses because more companies
equal less tax burden on families in Loudoun County.
• We have a very competitive business tax environment.
• All County departments are dedicated to helping new and
expanding businesses thrive.
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CURRENT LOUDOUN BUSINESSES
Airbus
Alcatel-Lucent
Guernsey
HHMI Janelia Farm
Sabey
Swissport
Amazon
AOL
Homeland Security
Telos
iGate
Jeol
JK Moving
Latysis
MC Dean
Metron Aviation
Neustar
NIITEK
Orbital
Qwest
RagingWire
Toll Brothers
BAE Systems
Brauns Int’l
Cable & Wireless
CACI
Carpathia
Digital Realty
Discovery
DuPont Fabros
Dulles Airport
Equinix
Facebook
Federal Express
Raytheon
Rehau
REI Systems
Rockwell Collins
United Air Lines
US Airways Express
VeriSign
Verizon Business
Virgin Atlantic
Visa
Washington Redskins
Loudoun County - Community
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Colleges and Universities: 7
Community Centers: 11
County Founded: 1757
County Seat: Leesburg
Land Area: 520 square miles
Library Branches: 8
Population: 339,123 (2013 Estimate)
Public Schools: 82 (2012-2013) – some of the best in the
nation
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LOUDOUN COUNTY - SUCCESSES
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47 new or expanded
businesses in FY13,
worth $424 million.
1,363 jobs.
150 prospects in the
pipeline.
Steve Hargan
Business Development Manager
[email protected]
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