The Motley Fool

Investment: $5 million
New Jobs: 60
Location: City of Alexandria
Industry: Services


The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company, will invest $5 million to upgrade its facility and expand recruitment efforts in the City of Alexandria. The project will retain 282 jobs and create 60 new jobs. The company advocates for individual investors worldwide through the use of its website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds and premium investing services, and has offices in Australia, Canada, Germany, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

Virginia successfully competed against Washington, D.C., for the project.