A Good Life is Good

for Business

Did You Know?

BLUE

RIBBON SCHOOLS

Worcester County’s Public Schools have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award by the U.S. Department of Education.

175

Acres

Pocomoke Industrial Park is the largest manufacturing hub in Worcester County.

Above

Average

Income

Worcester County’s average household income ranks higher than the U.S. average household income.

3 Institutions
of Higher Learning

within 20 miles of Worcester County, including 2 University System of Maryland institutions.

8

Million

visitors pass through the Route 50 Corridor each year.

Major

Tax Credits Available

One Maryland, Enterprise Zone, Job Creation, R&D, More Jobs for Marylander’s Act Tier 1 Designation.

Three

Enterprise Zones

3 municipalities are designated as Enterprise Zones for real property tax, income tax, and job creation tax credits.

Worcester County is a federally designated SBA HUBZone allowing businesses an advantage in contracting with the U.S. government.

Worcester County, Maryland Means Business

Worcester County, Maryland’s only seaside community, is a dynamic, pro-business marketplace that abounds with new opportunities. Strategically located in the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula, our communities offer a superb family friendly lifestyle, outstanding school system, and ready access to major metropolitan markets, including Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. We pride ourselves on our low tax structure, an abundant workforce, and a transportation network of highways, rail and airports to serve your business needs.

Close to Major Markets

Close to major highways Rt. 50, Rt. 13, and Rt. 113, Salisbury Regional Airport, Ocean City Municipal Airport, access to major waterways & rail systems.

Hour

Drive to Baltimore

Hour

Drive to Washington

Hour

Drive to Philadelphia

Hour

Drive to Wilmington

1

Hour

Drive to Dover

2

Hour

Drive to Annapolis

4

Hour

Drive to NY & NJ

Buy Local at Worcester County Farmers Markets

Supporting local farmers, watermen, makers, and growers during these unprecedented times is of the most importance. When you purchase your goods from local farmers’ markets, you get the freshest products, and you’re supporting local, independent, family farms which strengthens the local economy.

Maryland’s Opportunities for Outdoor Recreation

Due to the international COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Hogan issued a stay-at-home order for the state of Maryland, which remains in effect. Originally, the stay-at-home order allowed for very limited outdoor recreation opportunities and exercise. On Wednesday, May 6th, Governor Hogan issued an update that expanded outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the state.

Check out the updated list of outdoor opportunities, and make plans to get out and safely enjoy some fresh air!

Fishing

Maryland Lawmakers Reject Expanded Sales Tax

On March 4th, 2020, a Maryland House of Delegates subcommittee reviewed and unanimously rejected a bill that would have applied the state sales tax to professional services. This decision comes just days after a group of small-business owners railed against the plan, and argued that it would be detrimental to not only their businesses, but their customers.

Featured Real Estate

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