(a)(1) The Mayor shall establish admissions criteria for occupancy in a business incubator.
(2) Admissions criteria may include, but not be limited to, factors such as the age,
size, and financial status of the business.
(b) The Mayor shall establish screening and application procedures which will apply
to all prospective tenant businesses.
(c) Submission of a business plan may be required for admission, especially for new-start
(d) Any business selected for occupancy in a business incubator shall demonstrate
a potential for success and an identified market for its goods or services.
(e) Any business selected for occupancy in a business incubator must contract with
the District government to maintain its principal place of business within the District
for a minimum of 10 years following its move from the business incubator.
(f) Each tenant business selected for occupancy in the business incubator shall be
responsible for the cost of office renovations, maintenance, and, upon departure from
the business incubator, for the cost of returning its incubator space to its original
condition unless other arrangements are made in advance of departure with a new tenant
(g) The Mayor shall establish the minimum insurance requirements of any tenant business
to insure against any future liability of the District government for the business
operations of the tenant.
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