Reston, VA Community Magazine
Nestled in the upper region of the Commonwealth of Virginia, lies Northern Virginia, an area rich with opportunity, welcoming communities and strong economies. With 10 Fortune 500 companies and 23 Fortune 1000 companies calling the area home, it's easy to see why Amazon decided to locate one of its newest headquarters to Northern Virginia. Known as NOVA by residents, the region is home to several local amenities that include an impressive offering of outdoor recreation, arts, entertainment, dining, wineries and more. Convenient access to several transit options offers visitors and residents alike easy access throughout Northern Virginia and beyond. Fueled by a strong cybersecurity industry, the region also has a strong talent attraction presence with additional major industries that include life sciences and biohealth, education, health care and craft brewing.