• Loudoun-Fairfax Proposal Makes First Cut for Amazon’s HQ2

    Loudoun-Fairfax Proposal Makes First Cut for Amazon’s HQ20

    One-in-20 may not seem like great odds, but it’s better than one-in-238. That 10-fold increase in chances is good enough for Buddy Rizer, executive director of Loudoun County Economic Development, at least when it comes to the county’s chance to land HQ2, Amazon’s mammoth second headquarters. Amazon announced this morning (Jan. 18) that 20 communities

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  • Fire, Exploding Acetylene Gas Cylinders Damage Monroe Technology Center

    Fire, Exploding Acetylene Gas Cylinders Damage Monroe Technology Center0

    School district officials say classes will continue as scheduled Monday after a fire caused an estimated $50,000 damage at Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg. The Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center began receiving 9-1-1 calls just after midnight Sunday (Jan. 21) about a fire at the building on Children’s Center Road in Leesburg. Fire and rescue

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  • New Swim School Opening in Ashburn

    New Swim School Opening in Ashburn0

    Goldfish Swim School is entering Loudoun County, opening a 9,000-square-foot facility in Ashburn in March and hiring about 50 employees. Goldfish, which formed in 2006 in Michigan, has other locations in Reston and Falls Church that are owned by a different franchisee. Goldfish, located at 21140 Ashburn Crossing Drive near Washington Redskins Park, is jointly owned

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  • Inova Loudoun’s Massive Expansion

    Inova Loudoun’s Massive Expansion0

    Inova Loudoun Hospital is increasing its footprint in the county with a $300 million expansion at the main Leesburg-area campus scheduled to be completed by 2020. The expansion will include a 366,000-square-foot, seven-story tower with a larger Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center. There will be a new obstetrics center, with upgrades

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  • Discovery Plans to Expand Loudoun Center

    Discovery Plans to Expand Loudoun Center0

    Montgomery County suffered a blow when one of its largest employers, Discovery Communications, announced recently it is moving headquarters to New York. But Loudoun County is primed to gain, as company officials say the broadcast operations in a Sterling facility on the county’s eastern edge will be turned into a new global technology center. Discovery

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  • Loudoun County Residential Real Estate Inventory Continues to Fall as 2017 Ends

    Loudoun County Residential Real Estate Inventory Continues to Fall as 2017 Ends0

    Loudoun County’s real estate market saw another decline in residential inventory, dropping to the lowest level in more than a decade, according to monthly data released earlier this week by the Dulles Area Association of Realtors. According to DAAR, the Loudoun County market entered 2018 with 894 homes for sale, which is lower for the

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