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New Name & Slogan for Business & Technology Cultivation Center Announced

New Name & Slogan for Business & Technology Cultivation Center Announced

County Executive Jan Gardner today announced an exciting branding name and slogan for the new Business & Technology Cultivation Center at 118 N. Market St. in Frederick that will help in fulfilling her vision to create jobs and encourage new business startups in Frederick County.

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2016 OED Annual Report Highlights Strong Growth

2016 OED Annual Report Highlights Strong Growth

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) released their 2016 Annual Report today. Reflecting on strong economic growth for 2016, the report highlights the Top 5 Economic Development Accomplishments, Major Locations and Expansions, Economic Data Indicators and the Year in Review.

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OED's Helen Propheter Reflects on 25 Years With Frederick County Government

OED's Helen Propheter Reflects on 25 Years With Frederick County Government

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) announces that Director Helen Propheter is celebrating 25 years with Frederick County Government.

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118 N. Market St. Update: What's Going on at the Downtown Innovation and Cultivation Center?

118 N. Market St. Update: What's Going on at the Downtown Innovation and Cultivation Center?

A new name for the building, executed leases and a new face to greet you when you come see us, all of this is currently in the works at 118 N. Market Street.

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Meet the Class of 2017 - Frederick's Future Minority Business Leaders

Meet the Class of 2017 - Frederick's Future Minority Business Leaders

The Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program recently welcomed the inaugural class in March 2017.

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Nominations Now Open for Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards

Nominations Now Open for Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards

Nominations are now open to all Frederick County businesses to enter for the Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. Companies can be considered by completing an online nomination form: http://bit.ly/bestplaces2017.

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Frederick County’s Best Commercial Real Estate Deals Honored

Frederick County’s Best Commercial Real Estate Deals Honored

Frederick County’s commercial real estate industry was honored at the inaugural Frederick Real Estate Dealmakers (FRED) Awards.

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And the Frederick Cybersecurity Winner is……

And the Frederick Cybersecurity Winner is……

Antietam Technologies, Inc. was awarded the 2017 Best of Frederick County Winner by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland during their Maryland Cybersecurity Awards celebration. 

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Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

According to the latest County Profile, Frederick County’s unemployment has dropped and jobs have grown by 1.9% over last year.

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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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