Business in Frederick County is booming. The number of businesses in Frederick County grew at a rate of 4.3 percent over the past two years, and companies added 3,200 jobs last year alone. A strong business climate has earned Frederick County the second-fastest rate of business growth in Maryland, according to financial data company SmartAsset. To keep this trend going, County Executive Jan Gardner wants to hear directly from business owners about what is working for them and what we can do better. Today she invited businesses to sign up for on-site visits from teams of ambassadors during the 16th Annual Frederick County Business Appreciation Week.
Frederick area businesses were recognized at the Annual Best Places to Work awards program held at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in Frederick on July 28, 2016. Nearly 100 nominations were submitted, and nine companies rose to the top after judges completed the scoring.