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.

North Gateway

Penn Daw


Hybla Valley/Gum Springs

South County/Mt. Zephyr