The office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) supports the Mayor in developing and executing the District’s economic development vision.
Summary of Services
DMPED assists the Mayor in coordinating, planning, supervising, and executing programs, policies, proposals and functions related to economic development in the District of Columbia. DMPED sets development priorities and policies, coordinates how the District markets itself to businesses and developers, and recommends and ensures implementation of financial packaging for District development, attraction and retention efforts. DMPED also works to achieve its mission by focusing on outreach to the business community and neighborhood stakeholders, and by forging partnerships between government, business and communities to foster economic growth for residents of the District of Columbia.