External Business Resources

Rosslyn is a thriving mixed-use urban center in Arlington County, Virginia, located just five minutes away from Washington, D.C. If you are starting, growing or locating a business in Rosslyn you may find these external business resources helpful.

Regional Partners

Arlington Economic Development (AED)
AED offers services to welcome and support start-ups and relocating and existing businesses. They also provide technical assistance on office, retail and hotel development opportunities within Arlington.

AED Business Services

Arlington Chamber of Commerce

Arlington County Business Librarian
The County’s business librarian can help you focus your business research, identify high-quality and reliable sources of information and use the library’s business, investment and other premium information sources.

Arlington County Office of Communications and Public Engagement
Part of the County Manager’s Office, the Office of Communications and Public Engagement is responsible for enterprise-wide communications, civic engagement, constituent services, and the Resident Ombudsman.

Arlington Business Licenses and Permits
Arlington County business licensing and permitting information and checklists.

Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) 

ATP works with employers, commercial office buildings and multi-family residential properties to implement sustainable transportation initiatives. These include commute benefits, bike-friendly programs and amenities as well as transportation lobby displays. ATP also provides relocation assistance to businesses new to the area, making it easier for employees to commute to work.

Mason Small Business Development Center
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) are partnerships primarily between the government and colleges/universities administered by the Small Business Administration to give educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
VEDP provides a variety of concierge-style services to help guide you through the process, from site selection to announcement to a long-term relationship as a member of Virginia’s dynamic corporate community.

Useful Links

Rosslyn eBlast
Subscribe to receive event updates and general neighborhood news.

Arlington Alerts
This alert system allows the County to contact you during an emergency.

Arlington County Office of Emergency Management

Building Arlington e-plan review
This page provides guidance on submitting building permit applications or land disturbing activity permits within Arlington County.

FEMA Emergency Preparedness