From tech startups and internationally recognized corporations to major defense and aerospace firms, companies choose Arlington because of our vast and diverse talent pool, range of transportation options, business-friendly culture and proximity to federal agencies and policymakers.
Some of the top companies in Arlington, VA serve as stable anchors to our thriving and diversified business ecosystem. They create quality career opportunities, attract world-class talent and help support a robust economy.
Fortune 1000 is synonymous with business success and seven Fortune 1000 companies have selected Arlington as their corporate headquarters location.
Arlington's high concentration of well-educated workers and tech ecosystem with a federal agency foundation provides the perfect environment for companies to grow quickly. Over 25 Arlington companies are listed on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of high-growth private companies.
There is an estimated 26,500 employees working at Arlington-based federal government agencies (not including military personnel stationed at the Pentagon or Joint Base Myer). In addition to being the home of the Pentagon and Department of Defense, Arlington has an impressive concentration of leading federal research agencies generating the ideas and technologies of tomorrow.
February 13, 2024
Arlington Economic Development is pleased to announce CoStar Group will move its global headquarters to Rosslyn. CoStar Group, a leading global provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the property markets, has purchased 1201 Wilson Boulevard, a 560,000-square-foot office building known as Central Place Tower, and will move into the location in late 2024.
December 14, 2023
Cavendish Nuclear Inc. (CNUSA), a U.S. Incorporated, wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, has recently expanded to a new office location in National Landing. The company also appointed its Corporate Board of Directors and held its first Board meeting in September 2023 at its headquarters in Arlington.
September 5, 2023
The Air & Space Forces Association (AFA) announces plans to relocate within Arlington. The nonprofit's new HQ will be located at Westpost at National Landing, formerly Pentagon Row. After selling its building near Arlington's Rosslyn neighborhood, the AFA cited the desire to locate closer to the Pentagon and its staff as a key decision maker for the move. AFA has plans to move into their new space