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DCED Property List

Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016 @ 8:47 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) maintains a list of available land and commercial properties within the county. Office space, industrial facilities and warehouse spaces are available. The office continues to maintain a strategic partnership with the real estate community to assist in identifying property that meets the needs of businesses. The DCED offers …

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Robin Hood Shop Still Thriving

Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016 @ 8:45 pm

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The Robin Hood Shop thrift store opened in 1957 and generates revenue for the hospital auxiliary. Open six days a week the thrift shop has been a staple in the community for years. Income generated through the Robin Hood Shop and the Hospitality Shop has assisted in renovations, new equipment and services held at the …

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Small Business Expanding Operations

Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016 @ 7:40 pm

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Resource Asset Management Solutions LLC (RAMS) is a reliability and engineering solution provider for the utility industry with a field office located in Cambridge, MD.  The business opened in the summer of 2013 with nine employees and has expanded to approximately fifty full time employees since that time. RAMS is expanding its operations and focuses …

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New Technology Face Added to Campaign

Posted on: Thursday, January 7th, 2016 @ 7:22 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office welcomes Quevera as the new technology face in the water moves us branding campaign. Quevera, a software engineering company headquartered in Columbia, MD expanded to Cambridge and will move into the Eastern Shore Innovation Center this month. CEO Lee Simms added, “We are very excited to be part of …

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FABTECH wrap-up

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:46 pm

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Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) recently attended the 2015 FABTECH Trade show at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, and finishing event. DCED shared a booth with the Maryland Department of Commerce, combining efforts to attract companies.  Four leads were developed and since then, Dorchester County has been …

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Lots Available

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:43 pm

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The Dorchester Regional Technology Park is a full service park offering water, sewer, and fiber connection for tenants. The 113 acre park is conveniently located directly across from the Cambridge -Dorchester Regional Airport. Lots range in size from 4-5 acres with a starting price of $65,000 per acre. Lot 3 is home to the Eastern …

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Incubator Manager Hired

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office is pleased to welcome Steve Dolbow, the new manager of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. As manager, Dolbow is responsible for developing programs and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, he is responsible for managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County and …

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Gootee’s Marine in Branding Campaign

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2015 @ 8:23 pm

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Dorchester County has a rich boating heritage including boating building, skipjacks, marinas, and sailing. Rivers, creeks and the bay provide recreation as well as a living for many residents in the county. Water, it’s part of Dorchester’s identity, heritage and opportunity and for that reason the boating industry was chosen to be part of the …

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Birthplace of Maryland Voter Reform

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2015 @ 8:21 pm

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In 1986 the Maryland State Constitution was amended after 10 men from the North Dorchester area fought to bring local voting reform from an at large system to a district voting system. The previous voting system discriminated against minorities by favoring those living in the densely populated areas, the majority. To honor and promote the …

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Annual Report Presentation

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2015 @ 8:20 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) completed its annual report and presented it to the Dorchester County Council and the public on November 3, 2015.  The presentation highlighted achievements and initiatives throughout the previous fiscal year. Keasha Haythe, director of the DCED spoke about opportunities and challenges of attracting prospects. Highlights from the annual …

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