The Charles County Department of Economic Development (EDD) team provides a variety of services to local companies and companies considering the County for the first time.
Business Expansion and Retention
The EDD business expansion and retention team provides existing businesses and entrepreneurs access to many local, regional, state and federal business resources. From workforce training to sources of financing to networking and more, the EDD will help businesses currently operating in Charles County connect with the right agency or organization to address specific needs. In addition to our network of resource partners, the EDD is part of a “Circle of Services” that includes experts who can provide assistance and information on a wide range of business issues.
Site Selection Services
For companies considering Charles County for business location or relocation, the EDD serves as a resource to streamline the site selection process and assists companies with support that ranges from identifying buildings and sites, to financing and workforce training, to providing research data and identifying qualified incentives. Services include: Confidential access to local and state officials, real estate professionals, land and building owners, education officials, financial and legal resources, corporate executives, and other key contacts;Customized site and building tours;Facilitating incentives, agreements, and permit expedition.
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Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Success from the College of Southern Marylandís Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute
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).
Find A Property
“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”
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."
Director of Business Development