The department has just released its FY 13 annual report, which shows that 56 companies in industries targeted by the department moved to or expanded in Loudoun last year. The companies invested nearly 467 million dollars and added 1,645 jobs and 2.6 million square feet of commercial real estate to Loudoun’s economy. The number of “wins” in FY 13 was up 47 percent over FY 12.
Four of the top 10 wins for the year – Corporate Offices Properties Trust, Digital Realty, RagingWire and Latysis – were data centers.
“Loudoun has the hottest data center market on the East Coast, with another 844,951 square feet of building permits issued in the second half of FY13,” said the department’s Acting Director, Buddy Rizer.
More details are available in the department’s annual report, which is online at http://biz.loudoun.gov/DocumentCenter/View/92.