The Lakeview University business center occupies a class-A building in Ashburn in Loudoun County, Virginia. Ashburn is situated between Washington-Dulles International Airport and the county hospital and is home to two universities and many well-known hi-tech corporations. It's part of the Washington metropolitan area, which is rapidly growing and includes many diverse industry clusters, such as aerospace, agriculture, biomedical research, air cargo, data centers, ICT and life sciences. The county offers a gateway to the US market for global firms, attracted by the connectivity offered by the airport. Ashburn and Loudoun have a highly skilled workforce with particular expertise in technology. Loudoun is popular for its east coast location and proximity to the Federal Government. It is home to 85 companies from 24 countries, often contractors in ICT-focused industries.