Jobs in Prince William County Virginia
by Mo Johnson
(Montclair, VA )
July 14, 2010
Good news about jobs in Prince William County. Money magazine just listed Prince William County Virginia as the 17th best county in America to find a job. In fact, PWC saw job growth of 32 percent in the past decade.
Of course, military bases at Ft. Belvoir and Quantico provide an engine of government jobs and gov't contractors (like Lockeed Martin).
But there is also a growing number of biotech firms in the area and George Mason University just this year opened a 50 million dollar research lab in Manassas
And, the future looks bright as over 20,000 jobs will be coming to Fort Belvoir and Quantico Marine Base.
By the way, Lincoln County, South Dakota was #1 on the list.
Also out last week was CNBC's list of top "business-friendly" states. Virginia came in #2, behind Texas. Colorado, North Carolina and Massachusetts were 3, 4, and 5.
So, bottom line -- this is a good news story about jobs and the economy in Prince William County Virginia.