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Corporate & Regional Headquarters

An Ideal Headquarters Location

Arlington, VA is the ideal headquarters location. Few places can match Arlington’s mix of prestigious real estate, top-ranked workforce, robust transportation infrastructure and high quality of life.

Located just steps from the nation’s capital, Arlington is home to numerous Fortune 1000 companies, high-profile nonprofits, prestigious educational institutions and a fast-growing startup scene.

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"We win or lose based on the talent you have and the culture you create that allows your talent to thrive and what we found in Arlington is the talent you need to win. It has exceeded our expectations, and we have been really pleased with what we’ve seen."

Steve Presley, Chairman and CEO, Nestlé USA

Rankings

3

State for Business

4

Best City to Live in America

3

Tech Talent Market in the U.S.

Talent

Top Ranked Tech and Professional Services Talent

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Arlington is home to not only the nation’s most educated workforce but also a talent pool of young, creative and talented individuals with specialized skills ideal for headquarters operations.

In addition to Arlington's existing workforce, Arlington's talent pipeline is unrivaled. The region's elite universities paired with Virginia’s historic $2 billion investment in the state's tech talent pipeline, ensures Arlington will offer a steady flow of talent for decades to come. 

Location

Capital Views and Access 

Arlington's central location in the Washington, D.C. metro region makes it the perfect place for a headquarters location. Our companies enjoy impressive monumental views from our many high-rise, trophy office buildings while able to easily cross the Potomac River via our varied transit options to engage with the nation's top decision-makers on Capitol Hill. 

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Business Climate

A Stable Environment for Your Business

BIG_Workforce_045.jpg Arlington has been recognized as a top place to do business for many years and offers the perfect business climate for a headquarters operation.

  • Arlington boasts more than two decades of solid Triple-AAA bond ratings
  • Virginia’s corporate income tax rate of 6% (lower than the nation median of 6.5%) has remained unchanged for 50 years
  • Virginia is the northernmost right-to-work state on the East Coast and is consistently ranked a top state for business

     

Diverse & Inclusive

Diverse by Actions, Not Words

20190617_Workforce_024.jpg Arlington, VA is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in every aspect of business and community. Arlington is the Best U.S. City for Women in Tech and earned a Perfect Municipal Equity Index Score by the Human Rights Council in 2021. Additionally, Virginia has been ranked a Top 10 State for Asian-American, Black and foreign-born tech talent.  

Arlington prioritizes the advancement of racial equity through policies, procedures, practices and engagement with the community. 

Transit

Planes, Trains and Bike Trails

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Arlington's central location in the D.C. region and plentiful transportation options offer easy access to both the region's workforce and to clients and partners located around the world. Connected by 11 Metrorail stations, the region's major roadways, regional rail, more than 100 miles of biking and walking trails, numerous bus routes and Washington Reagan National Airport (plus two international airports within a 35-mile radius), there is no shortage of transportation options for Arlington businesses.

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Marc G. Smith

Senior Business Development Manager

If your company is looking to relocate to or expand existing headquarters in Arlington, Marc is able to assist with everything from workforce data to space considerations, incentive options and more.

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