Professional & Business Services

UPDATE: Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:45 pm

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UPDATE: The Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC) opened four months ago and is now at 80 percent capacity. The following businesses have signed license agreements and are part of the growing innovative community at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park: Cambridge Federal, Mapping Technologies, Dalcom Engineering, Garvey Environmental, Quevera, F.L Holdings, Purdy Group, and Patrick’s Northeast …

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SCORE Mentoring Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The Eastern Shore Innovation Center hosted a start-up mentoring workshop for its tenants through SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Bud Cass, SCORE Chapter Leader and Ed French, SCORE Mentor, gave a presentation on the value the …

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HUBZone Companies

Posted on: Thursday, January 7th, 2016 @ 5:33 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) worked with the flowing companies and is pleased to announce their Historically Underuti­lized Business Zones (HUBZone) certification; Garvey Environmental, Quevera, Cambridge Federal LLC and Group Z Inc. Last February local businesses interested in becoming HUBZone certified attended a free HUBZone workshop offered through the DCED. The HUBZone program helps small businesses …

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Exciting New Services Offered to the Public

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2015 @ 7:31 pm

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Dorchester County’s Department of Planning & Zoning has exciting new services to offer the public. The county has various mapping applications accessible for the first time to the citizens of Dorchester County. These new online mapping applications include Critical Area Maps, Floodplain Maps, Protected Land Maps, Zoning Maps, and a comprehensive application containing all of the …

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Contracting Support for Small Businesses

Posted on: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 @ 3:13 pm

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Have you ever wondered how to make the government your next customer? If so, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is a wonderful resource for your business. The SBA has a full website page dedicated to contract support for small businesses and federal government contracting opportunities. The requirements and qualifications vary depending on the program but many …

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Urgent Care and Wellness Center

Posted on: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 @ 7:46 pm

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Operating six days a week, Cambridge Urgent Care and Wellness Center is a convenient walk-in medical facility on Bramble Street. The Center opened their doors in the spring of 2013. Offering care for minor injuries and illness as well as pre-employment physicals, workman’s compensation and DOT physicals. Urgent care facilities provide care to those who …

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Economic Developers Join for Conference

Posted on: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 @ 9:31 pm

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) recently held its 2015 Summer Conference:  Marketing and Business Attraction at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. Economic Developers from across the state joined to learn about product differentiation, best ways to position your product, and how to identify the value of your product in a competitive market. Dorchester …

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DCED Celebrates EDAC Members

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:17 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) Office acknowledged the Dorchester County Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC) with a breakfast and appreciation certificates after serving three years together.  Representing various industry sectors, EDAC is composed of community business owners and CEOs. “We are much further than we were in 2012. The knowledge and expertise of CEOs …

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Groundbreaking Event at Technology Park

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office recently hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center, the Eastern Shore’s first purpose-built incubator.  The purpose of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center is to spur sustainable economic vitality in the region through high-growth entrepreneurship and innovative practices in the business community.  Start-up businesses entering the incubator …

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Flower Shop in Business 35+ Years

Posted on: Friday, June 12th, 2015 @ 7:41 pm

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Serving Cambridge for over 35 years, Flowers N Things, a family-run business, has built their business on customer service, quality, and value.  Specializing in fresh bouquets for birthdays and anniversaries, weddings, funeral arrangements, and special events, their shipments come in multiple times a week to ensure the freshest products are available. Owner Kelley Dean said, …

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