Small business center to open in Manassas; Flory Center to suspend operations

Small business center to open in Manassas; Flory Center to suspend operations

“I am excited the City’s Economic Development Authority was able to help support our efforts to grow small businesses in the community,” said Patrick Small, economic development director for Manassas.

“Having an SBDC office located at CenterFuse in Historic Downtown Manassas will allow existing small businesses and aspiring business owners direct access to counseling and support services close to their homes and offices,” Small said.

Manassas co-work space CenterFuse wins Virginia Main Street award

Manassas co-work space CenterFuse wins Virginia Main Street award

CenterFuse, a co-work space and small business incubator located in Historic Downtown Manassas, took home top honors in the Outstanding Business of the Year category at the July 2018 Virginia Main Street (VMS) Conference in Harrisonburg, VA.  CenterFuse is a cooperative/collaborative workspace that offers professional services and support to start-up businesses and emerging ventures.

In Manassas, across the commonwealth, tourism spending is on the rise

In Manassas, across the commonwealth, tourism spending is on the rise

Tourism is an essential part of our local economy. Few localities have experienced such seminal events as Manassas did during the Civil War. The Manassas National Battlefield Park, Liberia Plantation and Manassas Museum continue to serve as key attractions.

Increasingly, visitors are also drawn to the charm of Historic Downtown, its specialty shopping and dining, and crowd-pleasing events.