About SFDC

Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC) is a nonprofit economic development organization dedicated to promoting the redevelopment and revitalization of the Richmond Highway corridor of U.S. Route 1 from the beltway to Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia. Since 1981, SFDC has helped direct nearly $2 billion of private investment to the Richmond Highway corridor. As southeast Fairfax continues to grow with more residents and new business, our organization serves as a helpful resource for business owners, developers, property managers, and members of the community.


To develop, implement and support projects designed to stimulate economic growth in the Richmond Highway corridor by working closely with business owners, developers and local residents.

Vision for Richmond Highway

A series of six Richmond Highway communities (neighborhoods and commercial districts) linked and accessible by bike trails, sidewalks, walkways, and mass transit.

  1. North Gateway
  2. Penn Daw
  3. Beacon/Groveton
  4. Hybla Valley/Gum Springs
  5. South County/Mt. Zephyr
  6. Woodlawn

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What We Do

  • Provide information and assistance to property owners, business prospects and developers seeking to build or improve properties along Richmond Highway
  • Recruit and retain desirable redevelopment projects and businesses
  • Market available commercial space
  • Advocate for infrastructure and façade improvements
  • Review initiatives by landowners and developers aimed at improving property appearance
  • Promote Richmond Highway as an area poised for development and growth



Economic Development


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