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    A major priority after BRAC was to diversify Arlington’s economy to include high tech, consulting, headquarters and high-growth startups. Over-reliance on the federal government put Arlington in a vulnerable economic position. Economic development efforts focused on making Arlington an attractive place for corporate headquarters, high-growth start-ups, and other tech businesses.  More
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    Women are opening businesses at a fast rate. They are opening businesses exactly five times faster than the national average. In BizLaunch, 60% of new clients are women and we directly see the positive impact of women entrepreneurs on our business ecosystem. More
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    The 2010s brought significant change to Arlington’s economy.  Years of careful planning, a strong economic development strategy and lots of hard work set the stage for creating an innovative economy.  Find out the top trends that shaped Arlington's economy over the past decade and helped to attract Amazon, a Fortune 5 tech giant.   More

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