The Washington, D.C. region is “the room where it happens” when it comes to federal contracting. This report provides detailed insights into federal contracting trends in the D.C. region. It tracks the $502 billion in annual U.S. federal contract dollars and the $68 billion that are performed in D.C., Northern Virginia, and Suburban Maryland. It also reports the results of a statistical model that finds a 10% increase in federal contracting leads to a 2.7% increase in D.C. regional leasing activity, holding all else constant.