Take Your Business Beyond
Go beyond your expectations, to a perfect blend of highly-educated workforce, quality of life, and business support.
With unparalleled access to the nation’s largest tech talent pipeline, Prince William County is uniquely positioned to access the workforce and strategic location for your business. As the second-largest county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Prince William County is a community of choice with a strong, diverse economic base, where businesses choose to locate.
A Hub of Innovation
George Mason University: the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia chose Prince William County for its Science & Technology Campus and Potomac Science Center.
Northern Virginia Community College: the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the country opened its 55,000 sq. ft. Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training in Prince William County.
Prince William County Schools: the second-largest school division in Virginia, PWCS boasted a 93% on-time graduation rate in 2018. The County’s high schools rank among the top 9% in the nation by Newsweek / Washington Post “Challenge Index”.
More Than a Place to Work
Nestled by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and miles of waterfront along the Potomac River to the east, Prince William County offers easy access to both and everything in between. As a result, the range of lifestyle and recreational options it presents is truly unsurpassed in the region.
Residents and visitors take advantage of the County’s rich amenity base which boasts wineries; breweries; indoor and outdoor sporting facilities; open spaces; historic and cultural attractions not to mention an array of shopping and dining options – all at affordable, family-friendly prices.
Explore the World Around You
Prince William County’s natural, picturesque beauty, while quintessential of Virginia, is unique in its own right. The County is home to the largest protected natural area in the Greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan region with over 16,000 acres at Prince William Forest Park.
With countless other parks and trails, the County is a haven for nature lovers or anyone wishing to enjoy the outdoors. The County has 47 miles of trails, which are an invaluable resource for any community as it provides an opportunity to leisurely connect with nature, promote fitness, and overall greater quality of life. With over …. Miles of Potomac River shoreline and myriad natural and manmade water features, the county is an aquatic playground with countless activities – from boating to kayaking and fishing.
Prince William County's targeted industries support a vibrant, balanced, and diversified economy that benefits individuals and businesses across our entire region. Read below to learn more about these key industries.
Economic Development in Prince William County