Economic Development

A Hub for Retail, Dining, Working, and Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is a popular area, frequented by a large number of workers, visitors and nearby residents.  Easily accessible to other parts of the Metro area via transit, bike, car, and rideshare, the neighborhood also is within walking distance of the White House, George Washington University, and residential areas with strong spending potential.

The Golden Triangle offers a diverse mix of restaurants and fast-casual dining, men’s and women’s apparel shops, jewelry stores,  boutiques, museums, gift shops, drug stores, and other businesses that cater to the service needs of area offices, visitors, and local residents.

Bring Your Appetite

The Golden Triangle offers plentiful dining options at all price points, with restaurants serving the best of Southern, Mediterranean, Indian, and other cuisines from around the world. A strong fast-casual market caters to lunchtime needs of the neighborhood workers, with a mix of local concepts and national chains.  Independent coffee shops abound in the neighborhood, as well as happy hour destinations and weekend nightlife spots.

To find the perfect place to eat, use our interactive map, a complete and searchable listing from the neighborhood.

Resources & Information

In order to better support existing retail in the Golden Triangle and attract new business, the BID offers useful resources about incentives, tracks available retail spaces, and gathers market and demographic data.

  • If you’re a prospective tenant looking for a space suitable for a store or restaurant, contact our team. The BID tracks available space, including square footage and other details.
  • If you’re wondering what the foot traffic is like on a particular corner (or in the BID generally), contact our team for pedestrian counts. For demographics and other stats, visit Research & Market Data.