Situated just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington’s strategic location offers unparalleled access to major U.S. cities as well as destinations around the globe. Arlington is home to many of the fastest growing, most innovative companies in the region. From high-tech startups to internationally recognized corporations, companies choose Arlington because of the in-place digital infrastructure, a vast pool of talent and the tangible benefits of being within sight of the nation’s Capital.
Arlington Economic Development (AED) assists international companies that are interested in expanding or relocating their business to Arlington by providing a range of free services and customized information specifically targeted toward foreign-owned firms. The professional staff members at AED are fluent in Spanish, Chinese Mandarin, Russian and French.
Approximately 50 foreign-owned companies have already selected Arlington as their base, representing everything from global headquarters for multi-national firms to smaller companies opening a first U.S. office. These companies chose Arlington for its safe neighborhoods, pro-business government, and its unique proximity to federal agencies, foreign embassies, defense and security companies and others in the ICT industry.
With its many unique attributes, Arlington is the perfect place to locate a U.S. headquarters. Find out more about how both European grocer, Lidl, and the world's largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, decided to locate their U.S. headquarters in Arlington.
For more information on international business in Arlington, contact Marian Marquez, Director of Global Markets and Retention at 703-228-0807 or [email protected].