Why DC?

St Elizabeths East, with an unsurpassed potential to become the birthplace of new and profitable commerce, is located in the heart of the nation’s capital, a city that is not only the “Capital of the World,” but a dynamic business and cultural center with critical resources to drive successful enterprise.  Unlike any other, a Washington, DC, address and the access it provides, offers businesses, nonprofit organizations, and associations added credibility with clients, investors and other stakeholders.  Washington, DC, leads the nation in access to decision-makers, international and national markets, and one of America’s most highly educated workforces.

  • #1 in the world for foreign real estate investment (Forbes)
  • #1 retail market in the United States in 2009 and 2010 (Marcus & Millichap)
  • #1 in average household incomes ($111,000) among the nation’s 17 largest metro markets
  • #1 among metro areas for the largest number of fastest-growing private companies in America (Inc.)
  • #1 choice for young professionals to move to (The Wall Street Journal)
  • #1 for LEED-certified commercial and industrial green buildings per capita (U.S. Green Building Council)
  • #1 city in the Mid-Atlantic region for quality of living; #4 best city in the United States (Mercer Survey)
  • #2 for U.S. long-term real estate markets (Forbes)
  • #2 strongest (U.S.) economy for 2010 by the economic research group Policom Corp;  rated in the top three for the last seven years