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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 leads groundbreaking programs designed to attract and retain business in Arlington. We're here to help your business get the tools and resources you need to grow and succeed in our community. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us at 703-228-0808.

Award Winning Services

  • 2023 Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) Community Economic Development Award for Business Appreciation Month
  • 2022 Gold International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Excellence in Economic Development Program Award in Resiliency, Recovery and Mitigation for ReLaunch
  • 2020 Gold, Silver and Bronze IEDC Excellence in Economic Development Awards for multiple programs 

Our Office

The AED Office is Currently Closed to the Public

The main AED office is currently undergoing renovations. During this time, staff will be working remotely. If you wish to meet with any staff in person, there are several alternate locations where staff can meet. Please coordinate with individual staff directly to make arrangements.