Prince William attracts nine projects in first half of 2017
During the first half of this year, Prince William County snagged nine economic development projects that are expected to produce $746 million in capital investment and create 636 jobs.
The nine projects represent a broad spectrum of industries including manufacturing, data centers, commercial real estate, outdoor retail and utility support services.
The grouip includes outdoor specialty retailer Cabela’s, which opened its first store in the Washington metro area in March, creating nearly 200 jobs.
Earlier in the year, Dulles Glass and Mirror, Inc., announced plans to locate its corporate headquarters along with its research and development, manufacturing and warehousing operations in Prince William, a move bringing 136 jobs to the county.
In the last five calendar years (2012-2016), projects closed by the Prince William County Department of Economic Development alone announced plans to invest nearly $4 billion and create about 2,600 jobs.