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Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Thanks to Fast Track permitting, and the collaborative approach of Frederick County agencies, Emmes moved from pre-submittal to permits-in-hand in just six weeks and are on track to occupy their space less than four months later. The company will open their doors at 5280 Corporate Drive this spring, bringing 100 new jobs to Frederick over the next few years.

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Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered for the first time with Grow & Fortify to offer startup seminars to Frederick County for the winery, brewery and distillery industries.

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Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has announced a new initiative to help develop and grow current and future minority business leaders in Frederick County. The Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders program will begin on March 17, 2017 and sessions covered will include a variety of topics such as: leadership traits, funding sources, marketing, hiring issues, making connections in the community and more.

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Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries Brochure Wins State Award for Best Printed Promotional Material

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries Brochure Wins State Award for Best Printed Promotional Material

Visit Frederick received the 2016 award for “Best Printed Promotional Material” at the Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit. The

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National Veterans Small Business Week

National Veterans Small Business Week

National Veterans Small Business Week is October 31- November 4, and the U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging community members to highlight local veteran-owned businesses in their community, and show gratitude and support to veterans and their families. Explore veteran-owned businesses and resources in Frederick County to show your support!

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Business Feedback Positive About Business Climate and Expansion Opportunities in Frederick County

Business Feedback Positive About Business Climate and Expansion Opportunities in Frederick County

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) held their annual Business Appreciation Week from October 24-28, 2016 with 96 businesses visited. 99% of the businesses surveyed said they like doing business in Frederick County and 54%, a record number this year, said they have plans to expand within the next three years.

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Made in Maryland Marketplace to Connect Artisans, Retailers and Farmers with Opportunities in Brunswick

Made in Maryland Marketplace to Connect Artisans, Retailers and Farmers with Opportunities in Brunswick

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development, in partnership with Brunswick Main Street, is proud to present the first PopUp! Brunswick Made in Maryland Marketplace – an artisan market connecting local farmers, producers and artists with visitors during the 33rd Annual Railroad Days on October 1 & 2, 2016. Vendor applications are now open.

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Executive Gardner Invites Businesses to Participate in  Business Appreciation Week – October 24 - 28

Executive Gardner Invites Businesses to Participate in Business Appreciation Week – October 24 - 28

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.

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REALShare Gets Real in Frederick

REALShare Gets Real in Frederick

REALShare Frederick is a quarterly event for commercial real estate professionals who have commercial properties in Frederick. The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) created this program in 2014 as a way to ignite local commercial real estate conversations.

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Economic Development Annual Report Showcases "Where Big Ideas Grow"

Economic Development Annual Report Showcases "Where Big Ideas Grow"

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) is proud to present the 2015 Economic Development Annual Report. The report covers the work of the Frederick County Office of Economic Development and includes economic data to make the strong case for why businesses decide to locate and expand in Frederick County.

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