Officials Request 'Significant Action' for Western Maryland Residents

Congressman John Delaney and Garrett, Allegany and Washington County legislators have written to Maryland state leaders addressing the needs and opportunities for economic growth in Western Maryland.

Feb 20, 2015 at 12:55pm

Interim Report on State Business Climate Released

The most important change recommended by a commission assigned to examine and make recommendations to improve Maryland’s business climate won’t cost a buck.

Feb 20, 2015 at 12:48pm

Fourmile Wind Energy Project Fully Operational

Exelon's 16-turbine Fourmile Wind Energy project became fully operational on January 22nd.

Feb 13, 2015 at 12:34pm

Garrett County, Maryland

The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County features high elevations—and higher opportunities for prosperity. Lured by an abundance of resources and natural beauty, over 900 businesses elevate their workforce—and profit margins—in Garrett County. Boasting a solid workforce and affordable real estate, Garrett County blends modern conveniences with country living. Efficient by design, our technology and transportation infrastructure redefine rural life, offering convenience and proximity to key markets. In Garrett County, we’re reinventing rural.  Mindful of our agrarian roots, we support the organic growth of innovation. Our businesses are inventive and are reinventing rural.
We feel Garrett County has just what you're looking for - strategic location, reliable/affordable labor, unmatched quality of life, and a friendly business climate. We invite you to explore Garrett County and see first-hand what we have to offer. Please contact Garrett County's Office of Economic Development at (301) 334-1921 or, if you wish to discuss a business location in Garrett County or if you would like further information.
View the Department's 2013 Annual Report here.
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below.