By  on November 18, 2019

Washington, D.C.-based real estate owner, developer and operator Edens, and Guesst, a technology platform that facilitates partnerships between retailers, owners and brands, are collaborating on a co-op for independent makers and direct-to-consumer brands opening in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market district in time for the holiday season.

The 1,500-square-foot space at 1268 Fourth Street NE, will be the first of several, according to Guesst chief executive officer Jay Norris. Called In Seven Words, the store features categories such as fashion, home, art and literature, along with a roster of community experiences. The shop is adjacent to the new La Cosecha marketplace, which celebrates contemporary Latin American culture. Edens, the dominant property owner in the Union Market district, unveiled the 20,000-square-foot Latin American market last summer.

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