Exclusive Downtown Economic Development News and Stats Now Online
By Rachel Rose Hartman
The DowntownDC BID's Economic Development team produces an annual State of Downtown report that is sought-after as the definitive analysis of Downtown's economy. Now, you can easily get previews of that report and other exclusive data about Downtown throughout the year from the Economic Development team's webpage at http://www.downtowndc.org/programs/economic-development.
In addition to more economic development news on the site, in the updated "Reports" section (available here) you'll now find four reports offering economic sector updates, economic development news and targeted economic analyses. These are the 2Q 2014 Hotel Market Update, Summer 2014 Retail Update, Net Fiscal Impact of DowntownDC and an analysis of the Verizon Center's economic impact.
Stay tuned for the posting of additional reports over the next month on topics including 2Q 2014 Downtown and D.C office market update, an analysis of the largest office tenant move-in's and move-out's of D.C. over the past five years, and a look at the data behind Forbes magazine’s ranking of D.C. as America's Coolest City in 2014.