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Choose A Center of Innovation For Your Business

Explore our diverse districts to find the one that’s right for your business growth, whether in BioHealth, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Hospitality or another flourishing industry. For the culturally-minded, check out our Arts & Entertainment districts. MCEDC is available to help you pinpoint your best business location.


A vibrant urban district, Bethesda is one of the most sought-after communities in the D.C. region. With an Arts & Entertainment designation, it has also been the home of Marriott International for more than 60 years.

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase is a sophisticated location filled with high-end retail, specialty stores, and gourmet restaurants. High business standards and minutes to D.C. make this a great place to locate your company.


Gaithersburg is a major international hub for cyber and technology while enjoying all the charm of a small town. Modern housing, vibrant mixed-use communities and convenient rail service make it a great location for any business.


Experiencing extensive growth over the past two decades, Germantown is known as an excellent place to live and work. Its diversity of people, places and ideas will feed your innovative spirit.



A family-friendly community with highly educated residents, Olney has great amenities, a beautiful setting and a welcoming vibe. Home to the Olney Theatre Center, multiple recreational parks and family-owned businesses, Olney offers many ways to shop, dine and support local merchants. 

pike district

Pike District is leading the way in community development. With tree-lined boulevards, dedicated rapid bus lanes, and pedestrian-friendly paths, this growing neighborhood is becoming one of the County’s most popular areas.


Rockville is a vibrant and business-friendly home to some of the world's leading technology companies. With growing retail/commercial developments that draw locals and visitors alike, it’s an area where differences are celebrated, and a commitment to the planet is shared.


Home to United Therapeutics and the National Oceanic and the Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring is also a designated Arts & Entertainment District—providing tax incentives to qualifying properties and enterprises.



On the northern edge of Montgomery County, Upcounty is a region comprised of the Poolesville, Clarksburg, Boyds, Beallsville, and Damascus communities. It’s known as being a beautiful place to live and work—with agriculture as one of its most successful industries. 


Wheaton is experiencing a major transformation in community redevelopment. Mixed-use districts combine business, housing, cultural organizations and green spaces into an inviting area for residents and professionals to live and work.


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Washington Adventist Hospital are leading other companies in BioHealth, life sciences, healthcare, and IT to position White Oak as one of the world’s next great hubs for research and discovery.