Ballston: hub of science and technologyScience. Security. Research. Ballston is where it all happens in Arlington.

After all, this urban village is home to some of the nation’s top research agencies. Places like DARPA, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Office of Naval Research and more are here. So is Virginia Tech’s National Capital Research Center as well as campuses of GWU and Marymount. That means if your business is on the cusp of the great “what’s next” in science and technology, you want to be here too.

Ballston is where you can collaborate side by side with the very best in fields ranging from cybersecurity to big data and find the entrepreneurial young workforce ready to help your business succeed.


Ballston/Marymount University, Orange and Silver Lines

Major Organizations

Accenture | Applied Predictive Technologies | CACI International | DARPA | Decision LensDistil NetworksE*Trade | Evolent Health | Jacobs | Marymount University | NRECA | Office of Naval ResearchPrivia Health | Virginia Tech Research Center — Arlington


Bartaco (2020)Bistro 1521Buffalo Wild Wings | Buzz Bakery | Cava GrillCrafthouse | El Rey (2020)Grand Cru Wine Bar & Bistro | Mussel Bar & Grille | Nando's Peri-Peri | P.F. Chang's China Bistro | Philz Coffee | Punch Bowl Social | Quarter Market Food HallRustico Restaurant & Bar | Rus UzSER | The Salt Line (2020) Shake Shack | Sweetgreen | Ted's Bulletin | Uncle Julio’s


Bash Boxing | Ballston Quarter |  DC Lash Bar | Drybar | Francesca's | Gossip | Harris Teeter | Macy's | Potomac River Running Store | Steadfast Supply TargetTotal Wine & More | VIDA Fitness


Hilton Arlington & Towers | Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston | Residence Inn Arlington Ballston | The Westin Arlington GatewayAll Arlington Hotels

Arts & Culture

Bowen McCauley Dance


5 Wits | Cookology MedStar Capitals Iceplex, Home of the Washington Capitals | Muse Paintbar (2020) | Regal Cinemas Ballston

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