Powerboat racing series need to start looking at Washington DC

“While many parts of the country are still in a slump coming out the recession the DC area is booming with tons of development. D.C. was mostly spared the brunt of the last recession, and the city is teeming with new condos, restaurants and investments”

National Harbor DC

by TONY LEE

The Washington, D.C. region is the nation’s Boomtown, and it is not even close.

According to new Census figures released on Thursday, the Washington, D.C. area has the highest median household income at around $90,000. The San Francisco region is next at around $80,000. The Boston area is third at around $72,000.

As Breitbart News has extensively documented, eight of the 13 wealthiest counties in the nation are in the D.C. area, and the region’s economic boom has “directly coincided with the massive expansion of the federal government and national security state” in the last decade.

As the Washington Post noted, Washington, D.C. “also has a staggering average per capita income of $74,733 for each of its 632,323 residents, which is 79% higher than the national average of $43,725.”

En Route: Southwest Waterfront

Rendering courtesy of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront.

The Potomac waterfront in Southwest was decimated during “urban renewal” in the mid-20th century — when the federal government cleared away thousands of houses and buildings. Hoffman-Madison Waterfront is now turning it into the Wharf, a $2-billion mixed-use project”


Stay and Play at the Waterfront

More than 180 enticing shops and restaurants, right on the river. Views of downtown D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. A new perspective on national history. These are all qualities that encourage an overnight stay — and National Harbor is more than happy to oblige. Six on-site hotels offer a range of accommodations and rates — each within easy walking distance of our signature waterfront wonders. These Maryland waterfront hotels include your favorite brands including Westin, Marriott, Hampton, Gaylord, and Wyndham.

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