A Business Setting

Olney has a rich and colorful history as a community of artisans and merchants. Beautiful homes and shops blend in with museums, galleries, and small businesses. The landmark Olney Ale House is popular with the locals, and a quick walk across the street brings visitors to the award-winning Olney Theatre Center.

Ranked 22nd top-earning town in 2013 by Money Magazine

Home to the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

A family-friendly town of educated professionals

Great local and state tax credits and incentives


Sandy Spring Bank, headquartered in Olney, MD, has 55 full-service community offices and six financial centers across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. They offer a broad range of commercial banking, retail banking, mortgage and trust services—as well as insurance and wealth management—all while maintaining their commitment to the communities they serve.


The number of people who take public transportation in Olney is 28% higher than the national average. Located 5.7 miles from the Olney City Center in Rockville is an Amtrak station. Route 53 Ride On bus connects riders to the Shady Grove Metro Station.


Olney consistently ranks as one of the top educated places to live in the U.S. Business is growing and area residents have a myriad of things to do. Locals and visitors can sample tasty cuisine and enjoy first-rate theater. It all adds up to an exciting and balanced lifestyle.


From innovative companies, to sustainable practices at every level in the community, Olney prides itself in leading the way toward a more advanced and environmentally friendly neighborhood.

Rockville’s central location with access to the interstate and Metro eases our employees’ commutes, while the amenities ensure vibrancy and a better quality of life we all enjoy.

Michelle D. Freeman, President & CEO, Carl M. Freeman Companies

Olney Town Center

The center's main attraction is the plaza area, complete with outdoor seating and a fountain area designed for concerts and other community events. Renovations are in progress, with new retailers coming soon.

More great reasons:

  • 81.6% of residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Ranked 27th Best Place to Raise a Family in Maryland

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


Through our partnership with LoopNet, you can search listings to find the best possible space for your Olney business. Simply replace Montgomery County, MD with Olney 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 the Olney area:

BIOHEALTH INNOVATION translates research into commercial success by connecting management, funding, markets—and facilitating the development of commercially viable BioHealth products and companies.

OLNEY THEATRE CENTER offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. They also offer workshops, internships, and after-performance discussions.

HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS is the global leader in broadband technology and services for home and office. Its high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1 million residential and business customers.

By welcoming the smartest and most inventive leaders in business today, Olney is the perfect location for any growing company.