EXPAND A BUSINESS

 

Find Your New Business Address in Montgomery County

It's all about choosing the best location to support your next stage business growth. Our MCEDC team of Business Development experts will help you every step of the way. We’ll help you navigate the process of expanding, from start to finish.


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FIND SUPPORT RESOURCES TO GROW 

Taking your business to the next level of growth requires you to think about new priorities and find new resources to make it happen. Montgomery County is the best place to expand – with our proximity to federal partners, great new spaces for your growing staff, functional lab space (if needed), tailored office amenities, and access to the best talent in the country. What matters most to you, matters to us.

ACCESS TO CAPITAL

The expert team at MCEDC can help you find targeted tax credits, grants and loans, along with industry-specific incentives, to help your business expand and thrive. 

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SITE SELECTION OR EXPANSION

Which part of Montgomery County will best suit your needs as you move to the next level? What type of space and office amenities are you seeking? The MCEDC team will support your efforts to help you make connections and identify the perfect space to fit your evolving business goals. 

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A Prime Business Location  

From Maryland, you can reach one-third of the nation’s population within an overnight drive making it a great business capital. Access three international airports within 30 minutes so you can jump on direct flights to regional, national and global destinations. The Metro system is one of the busiest in the country - 71 stops over 117 miles throughout MD, DC and Virginia for regional business success.

Gain Valuable Business Intel

When you need to know how to navigate licensing and permitting; find the ideal location; network with partners to help you move ahead. The MCEDC team is ready to connect you to success. Connect with us.

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Business to Government

Montgomery County provides access to many new business opportunities, including with the federal government. With 18 federal agency headquarters right in the County including NIH, FDA, NIST and NOAA, and access to federal labs and tech transfer opportunity, we can connect you to numerous resources to help you make your local or federal impact.

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Hot Spot for Worldwide Headquarters

Montgomery County is a innovation hub for global expansion in the U.S. with big names like Autolus Therapeutics and Innovative Cellular Therapeutics making Montgomery County their U.S. home. Global companies thrive here in Montgomery County, with our proximity to DC and excellent transportation networks. Three international airports and a diverse workforce, Montgomery County is a hub for many local companies interested in expanding to overseas markets. 

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Finding Top Talent

Montgomery County has one of the most well-educated and diverse workforces in the country. There are many ways to tap into the County's most valuable resource: our people.  A robust talent pool supports the workforce you need in industries ranging from BioHeatlh and emerging technology to hospitality and nonprofits.

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Partners to talent pipeline

WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. is the “Go-To” place linking local and regional economic development and workforce efforts by developing a deep understanding of target and emerging industry demands, creating sustainable workforce solutions that are tailored to the region, increasing the ability for individuals to compete for higher-quality jobs and the employers to compete within the marketplace.

Maryland Department of Commerce Workforce Development and Training promotes  economic growth and vitality by leveraging opportunities to develop a talent pipeline that aligns with industry needs. A variety of programs can help your business identify and train new employees or upgrade the skills of your existing staff. Our colleges and universities actively align programs with industry needs, including partnerships with major companies to fill the workforce needs.

Incubators and Accelerators to Support Growth

In our pro-business, supportive climate, you will find many resources at your fingertips – and our staff will help you find them. Find incubators and accelerators to help you reach the next level or information on identifying government contracts, we are here to pave the way.

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LYNNE STEIN BENZION
Director of Business Retention & Expansion

240.641.6706
lynne@thinkmoco.com


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Find an abundant array of great resources for entrepreneurs, small and minority business owners. 

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BarnAllen Technologies chose to stay and expand in Rockville to remain in close proximity to the majority of our Federal clients and walking distance to Metro and other major sources of transportation. Also, we continue to receive great support and networking opportunities from Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) and other county resources.

Gordon R. Barnaby, President & CEO
 
Access to the Power Center

Top Talent

Maryland is #1 among states for professional and technical workers and #1 for the highest concentration of STEM jobs in the U.S. – Montgomery County has over 6,000 STEM PhDs. Meet top scientists and researchers, software engineers, innovators and investors in emerging technology to fuel your growth. LEARN MORE >

Our High 'Livability' IQ

High IQ Livability

Discover the perfect work-life-play balance where the nation’s capital is in our backyard and award-winning restaurants and parks abound. MoCo is a welcoming business community with consistently top ranked schools and great cultural amenities.. LEARN MORE >

Access to the Power Center

Access to Federal HQs

Some of the country’s most important federal regulatory institutions reside here. 18 federal agencies have headquarters in Montgomery County, including NIH, FDA, NOAA and NIST. Federal labs and tech transfer options help innovative companies move to the next level with partnerships that can change the world. LEARN MORE >

Start Here, Reach Anywhere

Ideal Location

With 3 international airports that offer more than 1,000 nonstop flights daily to domestic and international destinations, we focus on your global business needs. Plus, the County is perfectly situated for easy travel in the bustling east coast business corridor. LEARN MORE >

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Rockville, MD

BarnAllen Technologies, Inc. provides IT services, library support, contact center support and records management for federal and private clients. Founded in 2009, BarnAllen grew from 38 to 390 employees in less than 2 years. As a minority-owned small business certified to participate in the SBA’s 8(a) program, the company chose to remain and expand in Rockville for proximity to its many federal clients, walking distance to metro and great support from Rockville and the county.


BUSINESS INNOVATION CENTERS AND INCUBATORS

Emerging technology, cyber, life sciences or professional services companies: the Montgomery County Business Innovation Network can provide a great place to land (on-site or virtual), networking opportunities and a full range of resources and support services.

  • Convenient locations close to strategic business assets—federal agencies, metro stations, core industry partners, and more

  • Turnkey office space—one facility is equipped with wet labs

  • State-of-the-art, shared conference rooms and facilities

  • Full menu of resource and support services, including business, legal, intellectual property, accounting and broad technical assistance

  • No long-term lease obligations.

Locations include:

Alexandria LaunchLabs, Gaithersburg
Bethesda Green Business Incubator, (Be Green Hub) is the first sustainability-focused incubator in the greater Washington area. It nurtures green and social impact start-ups to accelerator their success.
Germantown Innovation Center, Germantown 
Rockville Innovation Center, Rockville 
Silver Spring Innovation Center, Silver Spring 
Nonprofit Village, in Rockville is the first and only multi-tenant nonprofit center which helps enhance the reach and effectiveness of nonprofits in the area. Members enjoy affordable office space, opportunities for collaboration and community building, free workshops, business development programs and more.


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