Views from Charles
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Have you ever struggled to explain to a stranger where exactly Charles County is located?
We’ve tried it all: south of Washington D.C., west of the Chesapeake Bay, 10 miles south of National Harbor, close to the Capital…the list goes ... Read More...
Monday, December 14, 2015
On Saturday, Nov. 28 residents across Charles County celebrated Small Business Saturday. In conjunction with the “holiday,” the La Plata Business Association (LPBA) hosted its second annual Shop La Plata celebration. The LPBA sponsors ... Read More...
Friday, November 13, 2015
On November 3, members of the Charles County community gathered together for the annual Economic Development Fall Meeting. Unlike the typical meetings of past years, this year’s meeting, titled “Are We on the Same Page? Building ... Read More...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The Charles County Department of Economic Development recently announced the development of a new five-year economic development strategic plan for the county. In partnership with Development Counsellors International (DCI) and Garner Economics LLC, ... Read More...
Thursday, September 3, 2015
The Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) St. Charles Energy Center, a natural gas-fired power plant currently under construction, recently began overnight hauling operations. While there will be an increase in traffic over the next several weeks, with ... Read More...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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