Ranked the fifth best city in the U.S. for jobs, Washington D.C. boasts a diversified economy stabilized by the federal government’s employment opportunities. Additionally, contractor, private firms, education, scientific research, finance and the technology sector have created additional employment opportunities to broaden the city’s economic base. The top five non-government-related employers in Washington D.C. are The George Washington University, Howard University, Washington Hospital Center, Fannie Mae and Georgetown University which compliment five Fortune 100 companies, two which are Fortune 500 companies. The economic success of Washington D.C. has garnered it the recognition as one of the top ten places in the entire nation for business expansion, too.
Beyond the politics and business of Washington D.C., the city boasts an eclectic and wonderful cultural scene boosted by its incredible history and national attractions. From the National Mall’s Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, National World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, the Library of Congress, National Archives, Smithsonian Institution and the White House, visiting and living in this city provides a continued appreciation of our country’s history and lasting memories that are made every day.
Washington D.C.’s nightlife includes clubs, concerts, bars, fairs and festivals that seem to always appear on the social calendar. Shopping and dinning options are just as expansive as you would expect from America’s Capitol City, and range from small diners to renowned restaurants where top chefs provide menu options that surprise and delight. Sports enthusiasts have five major professional teams to enjoy home games—the NBA’s Wizards, the NHL’s Capitals, the MLB’s Nationals, the NFL’s Redskins and the MLS’s D.C. United. You and your family will always have something to do, see or experience when living in Washington, D.C.
Homes in the Washington D.C. area include single family homes in established neighborhoods with remarkable architecture, to new homes in brand new communities and an amazing selection of condos. Your choice of style and size are nearly limitless, as Washington D.C.’s real estate market continues to meet the demands of those who wish to live where America’s heart beats the loudest. For all of your Washington, D.C. real estate needs, please feel free to contact Matthew Shepard at any time.