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

COVID-19 Relief Programs

To assist Worcester County businesses, WCED has created this resource page that includes information and links to financial assistance and clarification about what qualifies as a non-essential business. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available, so check this page often and follow us on Facebook.

If you have any questions, call our office at 410-632-3112

COVID-19 Updates in Maryland

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect millions of Americans nationwide, many Marylander’s are looking for guidance on the next steps, and forms of economic relief. At Worcester County Economic Development, we know that you’re looking for a one-stop-shop for all things COVID-19 updates. This is why we’ve gathered Maryland’s most recent responses to the virus, as well as updates on relief programs, so you can stay up to date!

Celebrate Maryland Horse Month with Castle Farm!

October is Maryland Horse Month! Saddle up and celebrate Maryland horses with Worcester County’s own esteemed century farm, Castle Farm! Castle Farm is a 175-acre premier equestrian estate and wedding and event venue on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, owned and farmed by the same family for over a century.

Featured Real Estate

Fisher Family Partnership

Berlin, MD
Commercial Property
N/A

Jefonico

Berlin, MD
Commercial Property
N/A

Sewell-Cropper

Berlin, MD
Commercial Property
$10,000,000