DOING BUSINESS IN WASHINGTON, DC

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Armed with a new incentive fund, Washington, DC is riding a wave of new, high profile headquarter expansions from the Atlantic-10 Conference, Boston Consulting Group, PwC, National 4-H Council, and more. Universities are following suit, including John Hopkins, USC and Texas A&M.

— Derek Ford, President & CEO,
Washington DC Economic Partnership
Doing business in WASHINGTON, D.C.
Washington, DC, is a globally recognized tech hub. (Photo: Adobe Stock/mandritoiu)

  TOP BUSINESS FACILITIES RANKINGS

Top 10 Healthcare Jobs
2023 State Rankings
#3 Smart Cities
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 5 Tech Talent Leaders (Labor Pool Over 125K)
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Corporate Headquarters
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Fintech Leaders
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Solar Cities (Installed Capacity MW)
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Financial Centers (North America)
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 15 Financial Centers (Global)
2023 Global Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities

  TARGETED GROWTH SECTORS

IT and Tech Services: Washington, DC is a globally recognized tech hub that was recognized as a CBRE Top 5 North American City for tech talent, active venture capital community, and access to the world’s most prominent decision-makers shaping the regulatory landscape for new technologies.


Management Consulting & Think Tanks: Washington, DC, is home to the world’s leading consultancies and think tanks, with a workforce six times the national average of knowledge workers and direct access to policymakers.


Research & Development: The Washington, DC, metro area is a national force in research and development, driving impactful innovation and developing cutting-edge research across the life sciences, engineering, and data science sectors.

  FAST FACTS

Population (July 2022 est.): 671,803¹
Real GDP (2022): 129,268²

¹ U.S. Census Bureau
² Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

  PERFORMANCE-BASED INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Vitality Fund: A multi-year, performance-based incentive program designed to support companies in target industries actively planning to relocate, expand, or retain their physical location in Washington, DC, and to encourage the creation of new jobs. 

  TOP PROJECTS

COMPANY
JOBS
Boston Consulting Group
500
Virtu
190
International Baccalaureate Organization
130
Cravath, Swain, & Moore
100
Superna
80

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