Kent County Economic Development

"Kent County Economic Development supports existing and new businesses in growth and prosperity."

Our Gigabit County is Open for Business!






Refresh your life ... Reward your business.


  • border-to-border, open access fiber optic network
  • large industrial zones with railway access and multiple power sources
  • within 90 minutes of 3 international airports and 3 major seaports
  • tax credits and other incentives available for new and expanding businesses
  • 17 million people live within 100 miles, providing access to large talent pools and potential customers
  • rural setting provides excellent quality of life


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

Jamie Williams, Director

Emily McCoy, Assistant




EDAB Plan 2013Appendix



Watch a video on the Kent County Lifestyle

Additional County Information

Links of Interest




The Daily Record, Doing Business in Maryland, Outlook 2016





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Journal Communications


Maryland's Eastern Shore, Economic Development
This magazine is full of area economic development, business climate and quality of life information. View it online.  or request a copy by emailing