Lee Simms

Lee Simms

CEO

At Quevera, water moved us to
expand our software engineering
business to Cambridge's Eastern
Shore Innovation Center.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

Johnny Shockley<br />
& Ricky Fitzhugh

Johnny Shockley
& Ricky Fitzhugh

Co-Owners

At Chesapeake Gold, water
moved us to revive an industry
by farming our prized oysters
in the world's most bountiful bay.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

Jill & John Hrabosky

Jill & John Hrabosky

Residents

Water moved us to relocate
to Church Creek and enjoy an
enviable Eastern Shore lifestyle.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

Tom Powley

Tom Powley

CEO

At GKD, water moved us to
design the world's first
mega media marquee from
woven stainless steel fabric.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

Adrian Holmes

Adrian Holmes

Co-Owner

At Liv Again, water moves us
to fuse design, art and antiques
into Cambridge's newest
home furnishings store.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

Mikey Love

Mikey Love

Executive Director

At Dorchester Center for the Arts,
water moved us to make
our community a giant canvas.

DORCHESTER.
How will it move you?

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    Welcome to Dorchester County
    The Dorchester County Economic Development Department is a public agency focused on developing and implementing strategic initiatives, to promote economic growth and stability by supporting existing businesses and attracting new industry. The mission of the Economic Development Office is to create a business environment where local firms can compete and thrive in today’s global economy.

    Doing Business Here
    Dorchester County is home to more than 740 businesses. It is in close proximity to metropolitan D.C. and Baltimore, and is ideally situated on the central Atlantic seaboard, which allows easy accessibility to 22% of the U.S. population residing in the New York to Richmond mega-market. One-day delivery time is possible to destinations as far north as New England and as far south as Florida.

    The county has a selection of available vacant buildings and land offering a moderately-cost, high-quality location for new and expanding businesses.

    Living Here
    Dorchester County is located on Maryland’s scenic Eastern Shore. With more than 1,700 miles of shoreline, nearly 600 square miles of land, and 70 square miles of water, Dorchester County is a great place to live, work, play, and do business. The county is sought after for its wonderful quality of life inspired by a love of art, history, nature, sailing, fishing, and a tranquil waterfront setting.

     

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