SOURCE: Delucchi Plus

November 10, 2008 15:27 ET

Delucchi+ Approved as a Certified Business Enterprise

D.C.'s Department of Small and Local Business Development Approves D.C.-Based Agency's Application

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - November 10, 2008) - Delucchi+ (, an innovative, full-service, strategic real estate marketing firm located in Washington, D.C., announced that the District of Columbia's Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) and independent Local Business Opportunities Commission (LBOC) recently approved the agency as a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE).

The DSLBD is a full-service, cabinet level agency charged with fostering the economic growth, development and retention of District-based businesses. DSLBD certifies small and local businesses through its CBE program, ensures that CBEs get preference when legally mandated via agency and public/private contract compliance, advocates for small and local businesses, provides counseling to small businesses, promotes supportive legislation, and manages commercial revitalization efforts in the city's neighborhoods.

The CBE program develops contract and procurement preference opportunities for District-based businesses and directs spending to these DC-based businesses that support and contribute to job creation and the city tax base, which results in a much stronger local economy.

"We are thrilled to be recognized with this certification and are confident this will create more opportunities for us with local companies and public-private partnerships focused on real estate, financial services, and economic development in the District of Columbia," says Christine L. Delucchi, President of Delucchi+.

About Delucchi+

Delucchi+ is a full-service strategic communications firm that has over 20 years' experience working with local and national retail, residential, and commercial real estate clients in the mixed use, active adult, resort, golf course, luxury, and green arenas to develop programs to promote and protect their investments. The company has been involved in green marketing for over 10 years and is currently marketing multiple green commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments throughout the United States. Services include branding, advertising, new media, market research, and public relations. For more information on Delucchi+, go to or call 202-349-4000.

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