Views from Charles

The Department Recently Hosted 2nd Quarterly Business Roundtable

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, August 19, 2015
On July 30, the Charles County community gathered for the second Quarterly Business Roundtable to discuss what’s on the economic development horizon for the next quarter. Darrell Brown, the new Director of Charles County Economic Development, ... Read More...

Charles County Business Survey Garnered More Than 120 Responses!

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Thursday, July 23, 2015
Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the 2015 Charles County Business Survey! We received more than 120 responses and appreciate your valuable feedback. Based on our initial analysis, we see encouraging optimism about the ... Read More...

When Is Charles County Getting a High-End Grocery Store?

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By and large, the most-requested service your Economic Development Department hears is that citizens desire a high-end grocery store. The 10,000 square foot MOM's Organic Market store in Waldorf has both performed very well and been received with ... Read More...

Charles County Hosts First Site Selection Consultants Familiarization Tour

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Department recently hosted the County’s first site selection consultant familiarization (FAM) tour, which aimed to better acquaint site selectors with Charles County and the business assets the County has to offer for business investment ... Read More...

Charles County Issues Business Survey to Better Serve the Community

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Friday, June 19, 2015
The Charles County Department of Economic Development (EDD) is working to improve the lines of communication with our business community, through the launch of our first “2015 Charles County Business Survey.” We envision the survey ... Read More...

Three Takeaways from the Quarterly Business Roundtable

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, May 13, 2015
We recently hosted our first Quarterly Business Roundtable, where Marcia Keeth, acting director, and Debra Jones, business development manager, provided economic development and business updates to 48 members of the local business community. The ... Read More...

Five Reasons Why Charles County is DC’s “Best Kept Secret"

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Tuesday, May 5, 2015
National magazines are beginning to learn what local businesses and residents have long known: Charles County, Maryland is ‘Washington, DC’s best kept secret.’ Expansion Solutions, a national magazine that highlights top locations ... Read More...

We Welcome You to “Meet Charles County”

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Monday, March 30, 2015
Finally! After months of planning, the Charles County Economic Development Department is thrilled with the launch of our new website. Sleek and easy to navigate, this site will serve relevant information and resources for corporate executives, site ... Read More...

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Views from Charles

Living Local, Working Global: Zekiah Technologies Talks Home Team Advantage

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The Zekiah Swamp Natural Environmental Area is a sprawling expanse of woodland and wetland that’s a local and national treasure. Like its namesake, Zekiah Technologies is a treasure in its own ...

“Charles County is a great central location for us to have access to all of our customers. We do business with NSWC Carderock, Naval Research Laboratory, NAWCAD Patuxent River, NSWC Dahlgren, and Indian Head Naval Support Facility, to name a few.”

Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

“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 is where we started our company and where we grew and expanded. We now operate our managed print and managed IT solutions in five states and provide custom apps all around the globe. Our headquarters is still in Charles County, an excellent place to conduct business and recruit highly skilled individuals for our ever growing team!"

Joshua Justice

Just Tech


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

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck


Southern Maryland Business Center

“Charles County is a great place to do business because of the passion of the business community and the residents who strive to make it the best that it can be."

Andrew W. Welburn


The Welburn Organization