Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Microsoft Commits to Opening D.C. Innovation Center

Two years after D.C. officials started wooing Microsoft to open a major office in the District, the company is now committed to establishing an innovation center in D.C.
Last year, Microsoft was one of three companies to make the short list for an anchor tenant at the St. Elizabeths site between Anacostia and Congress Heights. Since [...]

A Walk Through the Wilds of St. Elizabeths

If not for the unobstructed views of the low-slung skyline across the Anacostia River, visitors to St. Elizabeths could easily forget they were in the nation's capital. Herds of regally antlered deer roam free, foxes are occasionally spotted, and a bald eagle is known to hang out in one of the trees. Civil War tombstones [...]

The City Sure Is Confident About this Microsoft Innovation Center Thing

Microsoft setting up a game-changing "innovation center" on the east campus of St. Elizabeths in Ward 8? Mayor Vince Gray talked about it at THEARC last month, and it seems like his Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is confident enough in the prospect that they're telling the community at large. From a presentation [...]