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Falls Church City Economic Development Authority
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The 2017 Economic Outlook for the Greater Washington Area and BeyondGuide to Opening a Business in the City of Falls Church
Guide to Doing Business in Fairfax County
Virginia Business Resources
Better Business Bureau
Center for Business Planning and Development
SkillSource GroupSocial Media Strategies for Start-ups and New Businesses
Virginia Department of Business Assistance
Virginia Small Business Update #85
The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce has produced a resource handbook intended to help local businesses anticipate and successfully navigate business displacement challenges owing to condemnation, lease expiration and termination, eviction, rent increases, and redevelopment by the owner. The document provides information regarding best practices between tenants and land owners, contact information for key government agencies and officials, an overview of the redevelopment process, lease negotiation tips, information on finding space for relocation, and a list of permits required for business relocation.
The Resource Guide is available in PDF format by clicking HERE. Below is a list of separate sections, which are individually downloadable. In order to view PDF files, you will need Adobe Reader version 6.0 or greater installed on your computer.
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Leasing Tips & Negotiations
Part 3: Suggested Best Practices by Owners, Tenants, and Developers
Part 4: Understanding the Redevelopment Approval Process
Part 5: Finding Relocation Space
Appendix A: Business Assistance Resources
Appendix B: Chamber Strategic Actions
Entrepreneur Express is a series of training sessions offered throughout Virginia that provide interactive discussions covering key elements of business practices to move your business forward.
Follow these links to learn more.