If you’ve spent the past year working from home or outside D.C., you might have missed out on valuable procurement opportunities. The D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development gives preference to Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) companies – meaning that CBE-certified organizations get the first look when competing for government contracts.
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Business today is all about being flexible and personalized. Just like we want to access our entertainment a la carte, we want the same from our workplaces. That’s why D.C. workspaces like District Offices exist – to give you everything you need from a workplace when you want it. Here are just some of the reasons our drop-in, on-demand spaces are a winning bet.
At District Offices, we receive a lot of inquiries from businesses that are looking to lease coworking space in order to fulfill the requirements needed to become a DC Certified Business Enterprise (CBE). Let’s take a look at why CBE status is so sought after for DC small businesses, and how a coworking space can help achieve it.
The Central Business District is the area surrounding the White House, which is also known as the CBD or Farragut. This area has much more to offer than just business and the home of the president. From hotels to restaurants to shops, and of course, history at every corner—Washington DC’s Farragut area is a destination worth exploring.
Capitol Hill is known as the political center of the nation’s capital. “The Hill,” of course, acquired the name from its statement landmark— the beautiful Capitol Building, which sits high, overlooking the National Mall. But surrounding the politics and monuments, past the members of congress, lobbyists, and journalists, is actually the largest residential historic district in Washington, DC. There are Victorian row houses and a collection of restaurants and bars. There’s even the up and coming H Street that offers hip shopping, dining, and nightlife. Another perk of Capitol Hill is its proximity to Union Station, one of the largest transportation hubs in the country.
Location plays a major role in deciding on an office for your association. Iconically positioned at the heart of Capitol Hill, the 10 G Street District Offices coworking space is a powerful draw for local and national associations, many of which are headquartered in this thriving DC submarket.
There are several reasons why powerful associations are shifting their focus from the DC central business district and towards emerging markets such as the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Moving offices can be expensive and time-consuming. By choosing a move-in ready workspace in downtown DC, companies and organizations can minimize the time, hassle, and expense associated with moving to a new address.
What exactly is a move-in ready workspace? It’s exactly what it sounds like: a fully-furnished, professional, turnkey workspace with all essential amenities and infrastructure in place and ready to go. All you need to do is bring your team.
As work shifts away from the traditional office-based 9-5, coworking has become a major growth industry. Globally, there are some 2 million coworking members, a number that is rising substantially year-over-year. While the big names in coworking, such as WeWork, have traditionally been a draw for freelancers, startups, and small businesses, there’s been an increasing shift towards local, boutique coworking.
There are several reasons for this trend.
If you’ve ever wandered the streets of Georgetown, you’ve seen and felt its charm. What was once a tiny port town belonging to the colony of Maryland, is now a beautiful part of Washington D.C. and one of its most famous neighborhoods. Georgetown has a sense of individuality and it’s a stunning place to come to work day-to-day.
Lucky for us, one of our District Offices’ locations is near the heart of Georgetown— the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin. Here we’ve outlined a complete guide to working in Georgetown from eateries and activities all the way to transport to and from. Keep reading to get a taste of what life is like in this trendy part of D.C.
If you live in the DC area, you probably already know plenty about the Ronald Reagan Federal Building and International Trade Center. If you don’t, allow us to give you a brief rundown on this unique downtown Washington location and why you want to office there. Spoiler alert: this building is exceptionally ideal if you work in the federal government contracting sector.