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About AED

Your Success Is Our Business

Arlington Economic Development (AED) is committed to helping Arlington thrive as an economically vital, competitive and sustainable community by providing leadership and services to Arlington’s business, real estate, tourism and cultural affairs sectors.

Our team brings forth numerous groundbreaking initiatives and programs with the goal of attracting and retaining business in Arlington. We're here to help your business get the tools and resources you need to grow and succeed in our community. Not sure where to begin? Contact us, we will put you in touch with the staff member best suited to help you.

Award Winning Services

  • 2020 Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award in Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration for Amazon HQ2
  • 2020 Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award in Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Initiatives for Arlington Premiere
  • 2020 Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award in Creative Financing for the Gazelle Grant
  • 2020 Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in Resiliency, Recovery and Mitigation for the Arlington Small Business Emergency GRANT
  • 2020 Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in Economic Equity and Inclusion for the Innovations in Healthy Aging Startup Competition

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Need assistance? We can help.

Picking the best location for your business is a daunting task. But you don’t have to go it alone. We can help. Tell us a little about your needs and we will match you with the staff person best able to help.

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