The 18-month effort to expand the facility is part of a $3 billion project expected to create 1,100 jobs by 2030.
The nonprofit, Northern Virginia Family Services, defines its model as “people-centric” and “holistic,” says it will use the money to continue its “best practices in ending family homeless” and to “develop new solutions that help address systemic inequities,” President and CEO Stephanie Berkowitz said in a press release.
Virginia Transportation Secretary Shannon Valentine said, “Aviation is a tremendous economic engine that contributes $23 billion annually to Virginia’s economy. The Virginia Aviation Board’s investment in our airports directly benefits more than 53 million people who fly into and out of our airports each year, as well as the communities they serve.”
The companies announced the deal Monday, noting American was one of the largest privately-owned solid waste collection and recycling businesses in the Mid-Atlantic.
Satisfaction with the City’s ability to attract and retain private-sector jobs increased by almost 20 percent, likely attributed to the major announcements by Micron and Aurora earlier this year. In 2018, the Department of Economic Development has stepped up marketing efforts, based in part on results from previous satisfaction surveys. The goal is simple: to tell our story.