Where Passion Drives Progress

Frederick County is a place where creativity meets innovation, where people discover bright, new opportunities and where a singular idea turns into monumental success. Welcome to Frederick County – where passion drives progress.

Frederick County is dynamic and diverse, with a $12.2B economy that boasts a strategic location, comprehensive transportation network, educated workforce and moderate business costs. Frederick County’s targeted core industry cluster growth creates resilience and diversity with Professional & Business Services and Education & Health Services as two of the many strong industries. Frederick County’s cool vibe creates a community like no other; the main streets are thriving and entrepreneurs are creating unique businesses. The County is a top vibrant arts community and is the leader of the craft beverage cluster growth in Maryland. Major employers continue to grow including Fort Detrick with a $7B economic impact to the State of Maryland, Frederick Health, Leidos Biomedical and Frederick National Lab.

Life Sciences is Frederick County’s largest growing cluster with international leaders such as Thermo Fisher Scientific, AstraZeneca and Lonza. Recent projects include Kite Pharma with a 279,000 SF biologics manufacturing facility, Ellume’s first U.S. manufacturing facility at 180,000 SF and VaLogic’s 75,400 SF expansion. Frederick County is leading the state with the Quantum Loophole campus, a first-of-its-kind environmentally friendly data center campus. Kroger-Ocado robotics fulfillment center adds to the growing e-commerce cluster alongside Costco E-Commerce and Goodwill E-Commerce.

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