Business in Frederick

Today, Frederick's attraction for businesses is stronger than ever, with dynamic opportunities for growth, expansion, and success. From its world-class business parks and thriving commercial corridors to its renowned historic district, Frederick offers tremendous opportunities for expanding businesses, corporate offices, technology companies, and entrepreneurial start-ups. 


Skilled Workforce

The area is home to a highly educated and talented workforce. 39% of the area’s population age 25 years and older has a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Convenient Location

Less than an hour from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Frederick has easy access to the metro areas and federal agencies. Two-thirds of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive of Frederick.


The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development helps new businesses and growing companies connect with resources to thrive.


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