The State of Maryland’s pro-business environment boasts a variety of incentives for businesses at every phase. Charles County’s Economic Development Department can help you determine the incentives tailored to your business.
- Technology Transfer: transferring bioscience or technology discoveries into practical, commercially-relevant products
- Funding incentives in the form of loans, grants, or tax credits for targeted initiatives
- Loan guarantees backed by the State of Maryland
- Venture capital to foster rapid innovation
- Grants for far-reaching technology product development
Views from Charles
For those who work in economic development, pointing out a community’s assets is part of the job. But sometimes, it’s what its citizens say that makes a difference. This is a true story told by a local businessman who’s now in Southern Maryland but moved here from another state.
“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.”
Director of Operations
“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 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!"
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