Posts Tagged ‘livingsocial’

Where LivingSocial Once Reigned, New Tech Firms Fill the Vacuum

"I got Class A space at a fraction of the price, and I didn't have to do any work building it out!"

D.C. Plans Tech Corridor From Downtown to Petworth

The administration of Mayor Vince Gray is planning to establish a "technology corridor" stretching from 7th Street and New York Avenue NW to Georgia Avenue and Kansas Avenue NW as part of a new "Digital DC" initiative.
The plan, first reported by the Washington Business Journal, includes a venture fund to provide training and resources to early-stage [...]

Social Capital

Last week, LivingSocial announced it would be getting a whole lot less social. The daily deals and events company will no longer host live events, and it’ll shut down its once-heralded F Street NW site that’s served as a venue for everything from a password-protected speakeasy to a “7 Deadly Sins” Halloween party that drew [...]

LivingSocial: Too Big to Fail, But Can it Scale?

Last week, the D.C. Council considered Mayor Vince Gray's proposal to grant the daily deals behemoth LivingSocial a tax incentive package worth $32.5 million, in the interest of keeping it around. LivingSocial's people came in suits, ready to don the mantle of good corporate citizenship, as is expected of those who receive favors from the [...]

Douglas Proposing Massive Spec Office Building for New York Avenue

It's easy to get frustrated with Douglas Development. They sit on vacant properties for years, and occasionally get behind on their taxes (hey, who doesn't).
But sometimes, after assembling properties one by one until all the pieces fit together, they do something really great.
It's already happened with the Acme Stove building at the corner of 7th [...]