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Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation

A non-profit focused on the revitalization of the Richmond Hwy Corridor in Fairfax County. Working with business owners, real estate developers, and community residents, we aim to increase the quality of life and vibrancy of the built environment.


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.

SFDC Mission

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.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits / Incentives


  • Demographic / Census Data

Manufacturing, Technology, Life Sciences Development

  • Small Scale Manufacturing

Marketing and Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Social Media Consulting

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based


  • Retail Space

Regulatory Compliance

  • Zoning Codes

Starting a Business

  • Site Location (Specialty)

Events and Ecosystem Building

  • Markets or Sales Events, including Pop-Ups (Specialty)
  • Networking / Meetups
  • Pitch Events
Contact Information
Evan Kaufman
8350 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309