Advantages to Locating Your Business in the Town of Dumfries

The business climate in the Town of Dumfries provides businesses with many competitive advantages to help you meet the challenges of today’s global economy. We recognize having a successful business is about more than just the bottom-line; it is about recruiting and retaining an excellent workforce and being close to your customer. Companies choosing to locate in our community will have close access to a global and regional business platform. With nearby Washington D.C., Quantico Marine Corps Base and Fort Belvoir your business will benefit from an innovative approach to economic development that will increase productivity, attract and maintain a skilled workforce, and boost their bottom lines. We are a community that embraces its businesses and celebrates their successes.

The Town of Dumfries is home to over 230 businesses ranging in size from home based to small to medium to large. We pride ourselves on providing an environment that will encourage a healthier and more prosperous future for our businesses and residents and are committed to encouraging entrepreneurism as well as supporting existing businesses of all sizes and attracting new businesses to position our Town to be competitive in both Northern Virginia and Prince William County.

The Town of Dumfries is centrally located in a region of highly skilled and talented workers ready to work closer to home. Dumfries is part of one of the fastest growing areas in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Region and is an ideal location for defense related businesses, high Tech companies, commercial businesses and retail.

A Strategic, Accessible Location
Centrally located in the Greater Washington DC region

  • Washington D.C. – 21 miles
  • Quantico Marine Corp Base – 1.7 miles
  • Fort Belvoir Army Post – 10 miles
  • Interstate 95 directly connects you to anywhere you need to go in the Greater Washington DC area and Richmond, Virginia
  • Reagan Washington National Airport – 23 miles
  • Washington Dulles International Airport – 36 miles
  • Virginia Rail/Amtrak Quantico Station – 5.31 miles
  • Virginia Rail/Amtrak Woodbridge Station – 5.32 miles

Market Position

  • Access to a workforce population of over 1 million within a 35 mile radius
  • Highly skilled and experience labor force – 31% have a Bachelors degree or higher
  • Close proximity to your customers
  • Close proximity to world class Universities and Community Colleges

Strategic Location for Defense Contracting and Technology Companies
  • Armed Forces Corporation
  • DCS Corporation
  • Engility
  • Succeed to Lead
  • United States Marine Corps Base Quantico


A business friendly Town

We are a community that embraces its businesses and celebrates their successes.

  • Economic incentives to meet your needs
  • Firm foundation for growing and expanding businesses
  • Fast-track and parallel processing
  • Home to an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong and committed leadership
  • Affordable office space with property owners willing to negotiate a lease package that willaccommodate your needs
  • Council-Manager Town government

A Great Place to call home
  • Community and neighborhood activities and events
  • A Town controlled Police Force
  • Local, State, and National Parks nearby
  • In close proximity to a variety of restaurants and shopping
  • Museums and historic attractions close at hand