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Katie Stack of Stitch & Rivet is Blending Together Sustainability and Fashion

Costume Craftsperson turned business owner Katie Stack of Stitch & Rivet is introducing an inventive way to make and design leather goods. Her shop, located in Brookland, showcases beautiful handmade bags, wallets, keychains, and more all produced with sustainability in mind. Her products and business model embrace the unique — the leather scraps and imperfect patterns that most leather […]

Written by on January 24, 2018

Chad Hall is Changing the Home Improvement Game with RemodelMate

If you’ve ever tried to tackle a remodeling project yourself, you know the struggles of finding the right vendors, staying on time and within budget. Product specialist turned real estate tech entrepreneur Chad Malcolm Hall, created a company to help solve these problems with his company RemodelMate. We sat down with Chad, originally from New […]

Written by on December 7, 2017

Local Food Truck Swizzler Teaches an Old Dog New Tricks

Local food entrepreneur Jesse Konig is on a mission to rethink your favorite American classics – hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, and more. Konig, co-founder of Swizzler, started his journey by elevating and reinventing the hot dog for the DC community alongside business partners Ben Johnson and Jack Zimmermann. Swizzler’s spiralized dogs use grass-fed beef, […]

Written by on December 6, 2017

What to expect at WDCEP’s 2017 Annual Meeting

On December 12th, 2017, the people of Washington, DC will join together in the Washington Convention Center for the 17th year in a row to discuss the economic development in our nation’s capital. Attendees will be inspired by the growth and impact that our city is facing and celebrate the leaders of this movement. The […]

Written by on December 5, 2017

Museum and Activation Space Blind Whino Looks to Revitalize Southwest DC

When you think Washington, the first thing that comes to mind is likely ‘politics’ but Blind Whino, an art museum and activation space for DC creatives located in Southwest, DC, is looking to change that. Intrigued by Blind Whino’s vibrant facade and exhibits, we met with Ian Callender, co-founder of the SW Arts Club, to […]

Written by on October 26, 2017

Decompress in the District with recharj®

DC, while the most educated city in the US, could also very well be one of the most stressed. With so many busy professionals and a thriving millennial population, there could be no better company to support this high-energy culture than recharj. recharj is a modern meditation and power nap studio, located in Downtown DC, […]

Written by on October 11, 2017

DC Development Report Methodology

The goal of the Washington, DC Economic Partnership is to maintain comprehensive database of development activity that helps us find answers to the following questions: What is the make-up of development activity? Where is the development activity occurring? What are the trends? How much is being invested in our community? However, before we could begin […]

Written by on November 11, 2016

WDCEP Receives Gold Economic Development Award

The WDCEP received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its DC Neighborhood Profiles: 2016 Edition project in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure for communities with populations of greater than 500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27, during the […]

Written by on October 3, 2016

WDCEP Resume Submission Form

  Thank you for your interest in an employment opportunity with the Washington DC Economic Partnership. Please complete this form and upload your cover letter, resume, and any supporting documents.   WDCEP RESUME SUBMISSION FORM

Written by on June 23, 2016