Business in Frederick County, Maryland has experienced a lot of growth over the past few years. In fact, Frederick County’s business community is growing at a rate several times higher than the state average. In 2016, an analysis found that out of nine counties in Maryland, Frederick County has the second fastest business growth.
Highly Educated Population
Thanks to its highly educated population, Frederick County is an excellent place for businesses to recruit employees. 36% of Frederick’s workforce holds a bachelor’s degree or higher. Many businesses in Frederick County recruit new employees and interns from local colleges and universities.
Business Expansion Opportunities
The expansion of existing businesses is responsible for much of the county’s growth. In 2015, Frederick County added approximately 3200 new jobs over nine industry sectors.
Business growth in Frederick County can be attributed to several factors. The county offers a number of special incentives for manufacturers and small businesses. Also, Frederick County recently streamlined its permit process, making opening a new business and expanding an existing business easier than ever before.
Frederick County is an Excellent Place to Live and Work
Frederick County has proven to be an excellent place for employees. Many businesses work with the county to provide for their employees. For example, Wells Fargo, one of the top ten employers in the county, recently added a bus stop to enable employees to easily travel to and from work.
Business growth is expected to continue with plenty of opportunity for expansion and success. There has never been a better time to take advantage of all that the area has to offer.
New Home Community in Downtown Frederick
Eastchurch is Downtown Frederick’s only new home community. Located close to all that Frederick County has to offer, Eastchurch is the ideal community for anyone looking to work and play close to home. Eastchurch offers brand new single family homes and townhomes as well as a variety of first-rate amenities. The community is located within walking distance of Shab Row, Carroll Creek Walk and The Weinberg Center for the Performing Arts. Please contact us for more information about Eastchurch.