A dynamic and diverse Destination

Bethesda’s downtown is a designated Arts & Entertainment District—providing special tax incentives to benefit artists, arts enterprises and developers in the area. And Montgomery County is excited to support these efforts with even more programs, helping it to consistently be one of the most popular neighborhoods in the greater Washington, D.C. region.

Consistent economic and job growth

A diverse population and variety of spoken languages

Tax credits for qualifying businesses that support the arts

One of the most popular Washington, D.C. area communities


BUILDING A BETTER DISTRICT

Bethesda is a vibrant urban district that bustles with vitality. As your business continues to grow and evolve, Montgomery County is more committed than ever to be a fantastic partner in helping you flourish as a successful company. And as one of the state’s 24 designated Arts & Entertainment Districts, Bethesda is dedicated to supporting businesses like yours. State, regional, and local resources are here to help you develop new ventures now and beyond.

FIND YOUR PERFECT SPACE

Through our partnership with LoopNet, you can search listings to find the best possible space for your Bethesda business. You can also check out the Maryland Department of Commerce's Incubator tool or look for shared offices. Explore these sites and let us help you select the right one for you.

BALANCED LIVING

Bethesda consistently ranks as a top place to live in the U.S. A diverse population, convenient public transportation, and consistent economic growth are just some of the reasons people love working and living here. Business is booming and area residents can sample fantastic international cuisine, a live music or local theater performance. It all adds up to an exciting and balanced lifestyle for today’s professional.

 
 

Bethesda is a safe, affluent suburb of D.C. with great schools, restaurants, and shopping locations. Very wholesome place to live!

Current Resident, Niche.com

EXCEPTIONAL HOUSING

Single-family homes are available in many friendly neighborhoods. Beautiful condos and cool lofts are on the market, along with an influx of great new apartments for rent, some with gourmet kitchens and roof top city views. Walk to a concert, brewery or grab a bite to eat at one of our many fabulous restaurants. Explore city living at its best in downtown Bethesda.

BUSINESSES HEADQUARTERED IN Bethesda:

  • Clark Construction

  • Honest Tea

  • Lockheed Martin

  • Marriott International

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More great assets:

  • Top-rated Montgomery County Public School system

  • Ranked #1 Most Educated Place in the U.S. by NerdWallet

  • Free Wi-Fi connection available in downtown Bethesda

  • Easy access to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, including three major airports

FIND YOUR PERFECT SPACE

Through our partnership with LoopNet, you can search listings to find the best possible space for your Bethesda business. Simply replace Montgomery County, MD with Bethesda in the search bar and hit the magnifying glass icon. You can also check out the Maryland Department of Commerce's Incubator tool or look for shared offices. Explore these options and let us help you select the right one for you.


 
 

WATCH THESE VIDEOS ABOUT SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES IN BETHESDA:

A local success story, HONEST TEA products are now carried in over 125,000 stores around the country and now also has international distribution. Owner Seth Goldman: “You can go global from MOCO!”

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, the world’s largest hotel and global hospitality company is in Bethesda, with plans underway for a new $650 million headquarters. It all started with a root beer stand in 1927. 

KOOLSPAN, a leader in encrypted calls and messaging, ensures security for clients that span government agencies and financial services to healthcare and other industries – with business in 60 countries.

With a stellar reputation and superb resources, Bethesda is always the perfect choice for business.