Lois Kirkpatrick
Marketing and Communications Manager

 

2018 was a big year for us! We helped more than 120 businesses move to or grow in Loudoun, and they brought more than 6,000 jobs and $5 billion in commercial real estate investment. The taxes paid by these businesses will help fund roads, schools, and public health and safety.

As we announced our progress on social media, supporters responded with lots of “likes,” comments and shares. Here are 12 of our most popular Facebook posts of 2018:

January

“We would absolutely be able to recoup the cost, and I feel this is one of the better deals that we’ve done.” ⚽️🥅 Three…

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, January 25, 2018

February

Telling America's greatest untold story: a special ops museum coming to Loudoun to "recognize the efforts of American heroes who served in the shadows."

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, February 8, 2018

March

Big NEWS: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s Office of IT will lease 445K sq-ft of Class-A office space at…

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, March 22, 2018

April

Here's a great throw-back Thursday story.It was the early '90s in Loudoun County. Property tax values declined 18…

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, April 12, 2018

May

The twice-annual Loudoun Farm Tour is back and this time with six themed itineraries so that participants can easily select or create a tour that best suits their needs: http://bit.ly/2jrtl6I

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, May 3, 2018

June

📡 BIG News: Discovery Inc intends to invest $16 million and create 240 new jobs to expand its global technology and operations hub in Loudoun County: http://bit.ly/2ybtdST

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, June 14, 2018

July

BIG News: Rockwell Collins expands in Loudoun, bringing $3.5 million in new investments and 90 new jobs to the county 🚀: http://bit.ly/2NbS8IR

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, July 12, 2018

August

BIG news today for Leesburg-based K2M, Inc., which started in a Loudoun garage in 2004, and was just acquired by Stryker Corporation for $1.4 billion: http://bit.ly/2MHI4LK

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Thursday, August 30, 2018

September

"Keeping more of Loudoun’s workforce in Loudoun helps our workforce, our businesses and the Loudoun economy." The Hire…

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Monday, September 10, 2018

October

The United hub at Washington Dulles International Airport has $60 million in upgrades on the way, while Leesburg Executive Airport will soon welcome 100+ international flights per year: bit.ly/2zc5fEm

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Monday, October 29, 2018

November

Silver Line construction, which will bring Metrorail to Loudoun County and open up access to the region's workforce, is now about 90% complete: http://bit.ly/2PgcNAQ

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

December

MONEY magazine ranks #Ashburn as the #1 place to live in Virginia, and the #2 place to live in the entire United States! Would love to hear from actual Ashburn residents why you love where you live.

Posted by Loudoun County Economic Development on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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