Philadelphia-based incubator chain 1776 has officially announced that its D.C. campus — which has been operating since August — is open.
The location, which occupies 15,000 square feet at 740 15th St. NW, takes up the entire eighth floor of the building and features the standard on-demand and reserved desks, private offices and a 200-person event space. We first reported over the summer on 1776’s planned sublease deal with New America, a public policy think tank, and wrote extensively about the new D.C. location here.
The official announcement comes three months after startups first moved into the space in the beginning of August, and 1776 has since been advertising the location to entrepreneurs interested in joining. It also listed Sam Johnson as manager of its Lafayette Square campus on its own website.
The partnership with New America fits in with the strategy of the current leadership of 1776, which is to partner with existing landlords and manage space on their behalf, as opposed…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.