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Kent County Business


Why Kent County?

Why Kent County?

  • Location

    Kent County is in close proximity to major cities in the mid-atlantic region. Our location is a strategic asset for many of our industries, such as manufacturing, agriculture, seafood & marine, tourism and more.

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Tools & Resources

Researching Kent County

  • Retail Incubator Space
    Retail Incubator Space

    The Town of Rock Hall offers retail incubator space.  Rental pricing $350-$500 monthly, water & sewer included.  168 -280 sq. ft. spaces available.  Start your business here and grow to commercial retail space in Kent County as several others have done.  Please contact Rock Hall Properties for more information

  • Commercial Property Database

    Kent County Economic Development is working closely with local realtors to provide up to date information on available commercial properties in Kent County.

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  • Kent County Mapping Tools

    Mapping tools are available to aid in the reasearch of Kent County. Maps include parcel viewers, zoning, environmental resources, and more.

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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
Fax: 410-778-7482

Jamie Williams, CEcD, Director
Phone: 410-810-2168

Emily McCoy, Assistant
Phone: 410-810-2169

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