Key Industries

Charles County's strategic location in the Washington DC Metro Area, its robust talent pool and workforce, and its wide range of affordable and flexible commercial real estate options make it a prime location for companies from a variety of industries. The County's private sector employers have more than 31,000 workers, with approximately 40 of these companies employing 100 people or more.

Charles County’s unique competitive advantages meet the needs of these growing industries: federal contracting, business services, health services, retail development, and technology.

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Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Success from the College of Southern Marylandís Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute

Published: Monday, July 17, 2017

In our newest blog series, “Ignite Entrepreneurship,” we profile local entrepreneurs to learn more about what “ignited” their success, and also gain insights about being an entrepreneur in Charles County. For the first blog of this series, we sat down with Thomas Luginbill, director of the College of Southern Maryland’s newly-established Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute (EII).

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“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development
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