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Concept Plus Expands Fairfax County, Virginia, Operations Center

05/17/2017
Concept Plus, an IT service provider, will invest $140,000 to create a shared lab for application developers in Fairfax County, Virginia. The project is expected to create 31 jobs.

“Our investment and expansion in Fairfax County, with its premiere location and access to a talented workforce, supports our goal of expanding our footprint in the federal space and strengthens our mission of ‘Customer First,’” said Ahmad Abuzaakouk, President & CEO of Concept Plus, LLC.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) worked with Fairfax County to secure the project for Virginia. VEDP will support Concept Plus’ new job creation through its Virginia Jobs.

“Growing the information technology sector and creating quality, 21st century jobs are critical elements of diversifying and building the new Virginia economy,” said Governor Terry McAuliffe.

“The Commonwealth has become a world-class center for emerging technology businesses, and we are proud to win this competitive expansion. Concept Plus, LLC is in a prime location to continue to thrive, benefitting from Fairfax County’s dynamic and skilled workforce and education system. We congratulate Concept Plus, LLC on its success and are confident that they will continue to attract some of the best IT talent in the nation,” he added.

“One of the Commonwealth’s greatest strengths is its robust technology workforce, one of the nation’s largest at more than 180,000 employees,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore. “With this expansion, Concept Plus is nearly doubling its workforce illustrating another small business success story in Virginia. We look forward to the company’s future growth in Fairfax County.”

“The IT sector is the backbone of the Fairfax County economy, and we are delighted to have Concept Plus be a growing part of it,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority. “Innovative IT companies find the talent, public- and private-sector customers and partners that they need here, and we are pleased to help the company expand here.”

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