Charles County, MD Launches New Economic Development Website

Published Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Charles County, a dynamic region in the Washington DC metro area and a growing business hub in Maryland, announced today the launch of a redesigned economic development website, Designed for corporate executives, site selection consultants, and local businesses, the new website will provide decision makers with Information about the county’s economic climate, incentives, and resources for doing business in the county.

“Charles County is committed to growing our economy through business attraction and retention, and we developed the new website to be a key resource for companies to learn more about the advantages of doing business in the County,” said Commissioner President Peter Murphy. “Charles County is well-positioned for investment and growth, with our strategic location in the region, strong pool of talent, affordable real estate options, and great quality of life.”
Featuring a sleek design with easy navigation, the new website features a geographic information system planning tool to search for available real estate options, easily accessible economic data (demographic, workforce, education statistics), a blog, company testimonials, and a business support section for businesses already operating in Charles County. The website will be managed by the Charles County Department of Economic Development (EDD). The department also serves as the first point of contact for local businesses and for companies looking to locate or relocate to Charles County.
“We recently unveiled a two-year marketing plan, and the new website is another step we’re taking to better market our assets to the business community,” said Marcia Keeth, acting director for the Charles County EDD. The new logo and tagline, Charles County: Close to the Capital, Far from Ordinary, touts the County’s strategic location while introducing Charles County as a region offering unique benefits to businesses. “Charles County already has what it takes for businesses to grow and thrive. Our new website will now have companies ‘think Charles County’ when making their business decisions.”
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Scott Decker
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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