D.C. remains a strong jobs center, but business leaders warn that companies are still fleeing at an alarming rate | Washington Business Journal

October 04, 2019
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On October 4, 2019, the 2019 State of Business Report written by the D.C. Policy Center was featured by the Washington Business Journal:

According to a report prepared for the event by the business-backed D.C. Policy Center, the District added more than 5,000 new companies between 2010 and 2018, a 15% increase. But D.C. also lost a net of 1,486 businesses between 2000 and 2015, the largest gap between businesses gained and lost in the entire region over that time period. The policy center estimates that resulted in a loss of 63,650 employees.

Read more: D.C. remains a strong jobs center, but business leaders warn that companies are still fleeing at an alarming rate | Washington Business Journal

Related: 2019 State of Business Report: Building a Competitive City | D.C. Policy Center

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