Alexandria’s ideal inside-the-Beltway location has been essential to its success as a vital business center along the Eastern Seaboard. Whether starting up, expanding, or relocating, businesses and organizations find the City of Alexandria innovative and business-oriented. No other jurisdiction enables businesses of every size and type to thrive, because no other jurisdiction can offer the dynamic blend of assets, access, and atmosphere that makes Alexandria unique.
Alexandria is fully committed to supporting businesses, promoting sustainable development, and fostering an environment that is vibrant, creative, and innovative. A thriving business climate is an important part of the overall growth and prosperity of Alexandria, and the city provides many resources to promote commerce.
Hear directly from businesses about their experience in Alexandria, and read about successful Alexandria businesses that have been recognized for their achievements.
The city’s tax and regulatory climate encourages businesses to locate in Alexandria, most notably our low commercial real estate tax rates. Alexandria offers rapid review processing for tenant build-out and is committed to providing the most accelerated development review process in the region.
Find frequently requested lists of businesses located in the City of Alexandria, as well as information on the largest industries by number of employees.