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The Development Corporation of Columbia Heights 3417 14th Street Northwest


Through DCCH's partnerships with Grid Properties, the Gotham Organization, and Mr. John Searles III, the DC USA retail complex opened in March of 2008 and we couldn’t be more excited. Located on 14th &  Irving Streets NW, it brought the first urban Target, and job opportunities for local residents. With approximately 500,000 square feet, the complex provides not only Columbia Heights residents, but DC residents a more diverse and close place to shop and eat.

Although many big retail stores – Target, Best Buy, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Payless - just to name a few, have located in DC USA, 15,000 square feet is reserved for CBE's - Certified Business Enterprises - because it is imperative to the Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH) that small businesses remain in Columbia Heights, for they are the corner stone of the community and have provided jobs and services to DC residents.

With a population of 33,000 and counting, Columbia Heights is a prime district for the DC USA retail complex. The average household spends an average of $29,100 according to the Washington, DC Economic Parternship 2007 Neighborhood Retail Opportunities, which will help boost the economy and provide the stores in Columbia H eights with an opportunity to keep their doors open.

DCCH's Business Development division is currently working with entrepreneurs who are interested in locating their business in DC USA. If you are a local/neighborhood business interested in locating in DC USA, please contact DCCH's Business Development division at (202) 483-4986.

For more information, contact Andre Byers at abyers@dcch.org

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