RICHMOND- Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that GeoEye, Inc., a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial geospatial information and services, will invest $10 million to move its corporate headquarters to the Dulles Corner Office Center in Fairfax County. The company will create 100 new jobs over the next three years and relocate its 230 Virginia-based employees to the expanded corporate headquarters facility in the first few months of 2011. Virginia successfully competed against Colorado and Maryland for the project. Speaking about today's announcement, Governor McDonnell remarked, "GeoEye joins other major companies who have recently decided to make Virginia home to their corporate headquarters. GeoEye is a high-technology company that provides vital satellite imagery and geospatial intelligence products used by a wide range of government, public safety, and commercial clients for applications in mapping, intelligence, agriculture, forestry management, oil and gas, mining, infrastructure and many other industries. The company's new, larger headquarters in Fairfax County allows room for the company's future growth, as well as continued access to the heart of a technology community."
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