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In late July, WDCEP released its annual Doing Business in Washington, DC guide. The guide illustrates the process and steps necessary to start a business in DC, as well as the resources available to assist future business development. The guide also highlights DC’s competitive advantages and national rankings. The District ranks:

– 1st in the nation in educational attainment (1)
– 5th in the nation in economic competitiveness (2)
– 2nd in the global market for real estate investment (3)
– 5th in the nation for retail investment (4)
– 6th in the nation for entrepreneurship (5)

1. Greater Washington Initiative
2. Beacon Hill Institute
4. Marcus & Millichap
5. Enterpreneur.com (2006)

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