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19 SMEs to “open” in May 2022

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Courtesy of Prince William County Development Services

The Prince William County Department of Development Services announced that the Small Business Project Management Program (SBPM) has helped 19 small business owners successfully “open for business” in May 2022.

“While we saw a reduction in small business projects in May, we received a higher than usual number of inquiries from customers seeking information before starting a project. , and regulations,” said Wade A. Hugh, Director of Development Services, “We are also seeing more and more small businesses wanting custom tenant layouts. This is a more complex process than the typical small business project application for co-occupancy valuation.”

Five new ventures have opened or changed ownership on US Route 1’s Richmond Highway. (Formerly known as Jefferson Davis Hwy). Shaddai Communications He relocated to 13905 Richmond Hwy. Barberie and Salon opened at 14433 Richmond Hwy. Beautician Mix & Beauty Supply & Braiding has moved to 13981 Richmond Hwy. El Establo Bar & Grill restaurant opened at 14482 Richmond Hwy. The Autohub Center is now open at 14310 Richmond Hwy.

Other businesses welcomed to Woodbridge are Brighttooth Dental Lab, ReUp LLC retailers at Opitz Crossing and Extreme Custom Collision at 1356 Profit Court. In addition, Diamond Lotus Nail Spa (formerly Potomac Nail Spa) has opened at 14901 Potomac Town Place in Stonebridge Shopping Centre.

Two Brothers Express fast food restaurant opened at 9745 Liberia Avenue and Mini T’s Tire & Auto opened at Citgo gas station on Dumfries Road. Chi Martial Arts Academy opens at 10390 Portsmouth Road.

LCI Companies, an excavation, demolition and site development business, opens in Gainesville. New on Ballsford Road is Maasia Group. Sophie & M Beauty opened at Heritage Village Plaza and Pam Zecka now offers beauty services at 7509 Presidential Lane.

Swim Kids Aquatics at the Potomac Festival, across from the Potomac Mills Mall, still operates under the ESN Swim School at Wellington Centre. Shaw Services Air Conditioning and Heating is also now open at 9345 Mike Garcia Drive.

Between January 2022 and May 2022, 161 small business owners opened in the county. Since 2018, the program has served more than 1,335 of his small business owners.

As the county’s primary development services agency, the Department of Development Services contributes to the Uniform Building Code of Virginia by reviewing commercial and residential construction plans, issuing permits, inspecting structures, and enforcing building code requirements. is responsible for ensuring compliance with The Department also manages the site and zoning plan review and permit issuance process, manages the issuance and release of bonds and escrows, and issues zoning permits.

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