News Category: DC News

The Atlantic 10 Conference to Relocate Headquarters to Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC, September 7th, 2023 – WDCEP celebrates The Atlantic 10 Conference’s (The Atlantic 10) decision to relocate their headquarters to Washington, D.C. The Atlantic 10 will be the first and only Division I Conference to have its headquarters based in the nation’s capital. The Atlantic 10 will begin to take residency in their new […]

Written by on September 7, 2023

Downtown DC Draws Major Management Consulting Firm Expansions

By 2050 the Washington, DC region is projected to gain a million new jobs, 25% of which are in the professional and business services sector. DC’s proximity to the federal government and talented workforce makes it a top choice for government contracting, policy, and social science research. DC’s management consulting industry is one of the […]

Written by on June 7, 2023

2023 WDCEP Annual Meeting

Thank you for attending WDCEP’s 2023 Annual Meeting! The Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting is the highlight of Washington DC’s business community, attracting over 700 leaders, visionaries, and stakeholders to celebrate economic development and highlight the impacts and accomplishments of our city. We heard from a number of incredible guest speakers, including DC Council […]

Written by on April 13, 2023

WDCEP Releases DC Development Report: 2022/2023 Edition

April 13, 2023 (Washington, DC) – The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) has released the latest edition of their signature publication, The Development Report  The Development Report offers an overview of the local and regional economy and includes details on employment, industry trends, and a detailed presentation of development, including leasing activity in the District. […]

Written by on April 13, 2023

Virtru expansion highlights the strength of the cybersecurity sector in Washington, DC

Virtru, a District-based cybersecurity company, announced that it would be relocating to a new 17,000 SF HQ at 1801 Pennsylvania Ave, NW that doubles its footprint in downtown DC.1 The company offers data security products for emails, files, and SaaS applications, providing 7,000+ customers with data protection solutions. Virtru has been expanding its operations since […]

Written by on February 2, 2023

Talent, venture capital, and incentives continue to strengthen Washington, DC’s tech ecosystem

Washington, DC is the heart of a booming regional tech hub, home to leading companies, growing brands, and innovative startups. The metro area’s robust talent pool, funding environment, and public support of the industry continue to demonstrate the District’s unique competitive advantage for tech companies. A hub for tech talent, VC funding, and policymaking The […]

Written by on November 7, 2022

Fueled by top-tier talent and strategic public-private investments, health & life sciences sector gains momentum in the District

The DC metro area is a national force in the health & life sciences sector, supported by its unmatched access to federal institutions, a network of leading research universities, and a robust talent pipeline that will strengthen the sector for years to come. Located at the center of the region, the District provides convenient access […]

Written by on September 28, 2022

2022 Neighborhood Profiles Now Available!

2022 Neighborhood Profiles Now Available! WDCEP Releases 21st Annual Update on Neighborhoods in the Nation’s Capital September 19, 2022 (Washington, DC) – The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) has released the latest edition of their signature publication, 2022 Neighborhood Profiles.  The Neighborhood Profiles offers a concise overview, detailed demographic information, resources, maps, and latest updates for […]

Written by on September 21, 2022

New Vitality Fund now available to support business attraction and expansion in DC

As DC begins to welcome back both office workers and visitors, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) has expanded the eligibility criteria for the Vitality Fund, an incentive that assists businesses within targeted sectors to relocate, expand, or remain in the District. Beginning October 1, 2022, new eligibility criteria […]

Written by on July 8, 2022

WDCEP Releases DC Development Report: 2021/2022 Edition

Washington DC Economic Partnership Releases DC Development Report DC’s Recovery Continues w $35.7B of Development in the Pipeline April 28, 2022 (Washington, DC) – The Washington DC Economic Partnership, (WDCEP) is pleased to announce that the 2021/22 Edition of the Washington DC Development Report is now available.   The Washington DC Development Report is a summary […]

Written by on April 28, 2022