Publications & Reports

The WDCEP is a first point of contact for economic development data and site location assistance. As an information clearinghouse accurate insight and analysis are essential to our marketing efforts and our ability to reach out and respond to business prospects.

Below you can download our publications and reports (download time will vary based on your internet connection).

DC Neighborhood ProfilesDC Development Report
DC Neighborhood ProfilesThe DC Neighborhood Profiles offers detailed demographic information, resources and maps for 50 neighborhoods/ commercial corridors—including the Main Street programs and the Great Streets Initiative.

Published: 2/2014
DC Development ReportThis report is an overview of the development and construction activity that is occurring in DC. More than 1,500 projects are tracked to provide a detailed perspective including green building trends and area hot spots.

Published: 12/2014
2014/2015 DC Doing Business GuideAnnual Report
DC Doing Business GuideThis guide covers information essential to relocating, starting and expanding your business in DC.

Published: 8/2014
Annual ReportThe 2013 Annual Report highlights WDCEP's economic development tools, business development programs and research initiatives.

Published: 1/2014
DC Doing Business Guide: Spanish EditionComprehensive Economic Development Strategy
DC Doing Business Guide: Spanish EditionThis guide covers information essential to relocating, starting and expanding your business in DC.

Published: 8/2012
Comprehensive Economic Development StrategyThe CEDS is an economic road map intended to diversify and strengthen the local economy. The District’s successful CEDS will bolster the City’s investment priorities, and will also make it eligible for other federal funding opportunities.

Published 09/2010
DC Business Environment ScanCreative Capital
Business Environment ScanThis study assesses the strengths and weaknesses of operating a business in the District of Columbia through qualitative analysis.

Published: 12/2011
Creative CapitalThis study quantifies DC's creative sector which includes design, film and video, media, museums and heritage, visual and performing arts, and culinary arts. It accounts for more than 75,000 jobs and $5 billion in wages.

Published: 5/2010