COBBLESTONE STREETS AND CUPCAKE TOURS.
Waterfront picnics and political watering holes.Canal history and charming boutiques. DC’s original neighborhood is where the past meets the present for residents, students, office workers, citygoers, suburbanites, and tourists alike. More than 470 shops, restaurants and institutions comprise Georgetown’s vibrant business district, set against the backdrop of the neighborhood’s unique 18th and 19th century architecture and quaint residential streets.
WORLD-RENOWNED UNIVERSITIES + THRIVING EMPLOYEE BASE
Home to Georgetown University and within walking distance of The George Washington University, the neighborhood offers access to more than 35,000 students. Georgetown also employs professionals across the tech, architecture and design, non-proﬁt, retail, and hospitality sectors, in addition to Georgetown University and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.
TOP LOCAL INDUSTRIES
35,524 Total Area Employment
- Educational Services: 23%
- Accommodation & Food Services: 17%
- Professional, Scientiﬁc & Technical Services: 16%
Georgetown is an incubator for socially conscious entrepreneurs, new restaurateurs, and online businesses who are interested in opening their ﬁrst brick and mortar store in a proven location. Bluemercury, Framebridge, Tuckernuck, Chaia, Georgetown Cupcake, SCOUT Bags, Baked & Wired, EverFi, and Under Armour all are rooted in Georgetown, and many have since expanded both locally and nationally.
SMALL BUSINESSES MEET BUSTLING M STREET
- More than 300 small businesses are the heart of Georgetown, from an 86-year-old, fourth- generation tavern, to new skincare boutiques and antique stores.
- M Street and Wisconsin Avenue boast some of the region’s best national and international retailers and restaurants, including Allbirds, Amazon Books, America Eats Tavern, Apple, COS, Ladurée, and Reformation.