Microsoft setting up a game-changing “innovation center” on the east campus of St. Elizabeths in Ward 8? Mayor Vince Gray talked about it at THEARC last month, and it seems like his Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is confident enough in the prospect that they’re telling the community at large. From a presentation given at Wednesday night’s Ward 7 Economic Development Forum:

Those are going to be some major hopes to come crashing down if the deal falls apart.