Kent County Business

  • Kent County is Open for Business
    Kent County is Open for Business

    Kent County is conveniently located less than 2 hours from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC situated on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Here, we have a perfect blend of historic and rural preservation combined with quality higher education which has resulted in our strong and thriving culture and quality of life.

  • Economic Diversity
    Economic Diversity

    Kent County is host to a diverse economy primarily in agricultural, fishing and seafood, and manufacturing operation and is encouraging the development of new clean industrial and agriculture business.


Why Kent County?

Why Kent County?






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Business Support

Business Support

  • Starting a Business

    Kent County Economic Development has resources available to guide individuals in their journey towards starting or expanding business in Kent County, MD.

  • Business Support and Consulting

    Need help? Many business consulting services and educational opportunities are available in the Eastern Shore region.

Refresh your life ... Reward your business.

  • Approximately 75 driving miles from the Port of Baltimore
  • Rural locale within 90 minutes of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.
  • Dedicated workforce with the rural work ethic of Kent County
  • Workforce training and consulting programs through Washington and Chesapeake Colleges
  • Well balanced public schools with career training and prestigious independent schools
  • Competitively priced industrial and professional park property
  • No County business personal property tax, makes a positive tax environment
  • Agriculture - Bio/Medical partners welcome in Kent County, Maryland


Kent County Economic Development
Phone: 410-810-2168
Fax: 410-778-7482

Jamie Williams, Director

Emily McCoy, Assistant

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