NoVa Kicked Maryland Butt in Job Growth Last Year | Bacon’s Rebellion

January 06, 2020
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On January 6, 2020, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted by Bacon’s Rebellion:

Thus, Northern Virginia has experienced an influx of corporate headquarters with no connection whatsoever to defense, intelligence or IT — Hilton Hotels, Volkswagen USA, and Nestle USA. Meanwhile, Maryland lost Discovery and had to fight to keep Marriott.

“When large headquarters move to the metropolitan area, they almost never consider Maryland and D.C.,” said Yesim Sayin Taylor, executive director of the D.C. Policy Center. “They invariably locate in Northern Virginia, and that’s now snowballing. The Dulles corridor has become a huge attraction to technology companies.”

Read more: NoVa Kicked Maryland Butt in Job Growth Last Year | Bacon’s Rebellion

Related: Northern Virginia’s economic growth risks leaving Maryland suburbs behind | Washington Post

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