News Flash

Posted on: October 29, 2019

Tax Credits

Downtown Frederick City Incentive Programs
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Conditional Grants

Two men perusing a shelf of alcohol bottles City Incentive Programs
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Incentive Zones

Cannery City Incentive Programs
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Loan Resources

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News Flash

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Competitive Edge Series

competitive edge

Hosted by the Downtown Frederick Partnership, the Competitive Edge Series provides business owners with the tools they need to improve their business. These free workshops are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, January - May.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Tech Frederick

tech frederick

techfrederick was formed to advocate for, and develop Frederick’s growing high tech community. The organization offers regular networking events, speaker series, and training opportunities.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

Partners Directory

The Chamber is committed to creating a culture of innovation and collaboration for the local business community --- offering frequent events, including young professional events, S.H.E. Week, Coffee & Contacts, Speed Networking, and more.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Minority Business Networking Events

Minority Owned Business

The Minority Vision Business program provides a supportive environment for small businesses & opens doors to government, public, & private resources. The local organization offers free networking events every 3rd Thursday of the month.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Frederick County Workforce Services

Job Fair

As a proud partner in the American Job Center network, Frederick County Workforce Services links businesses in need of qualified employees with individuals seeking employment opportunities.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2019

District 40

District 40

Vacant mall to be transformed into a premier entertainment center

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Downtown Hotel at Carroll Creek

Aerial nighttime rendering of the proposed Marriott at Carroll Creek

Proposed Carroll Creek anchor to provide critical lodging, meeting space, & parking to Downtown Frederick

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Frederick Municipal Airport

Jets on the runway at Frederick Municipal Airport

A multi-year capital improvement plan is underway, featuring a runway extension & hangar development

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Frederick Health Village

State Farm Building

Frederick Health purchases former State Farm site to grow services

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Carroll Creek Park

Carroll Creek Project

Originally a flood-control project, Carroll Creek Park has attracted more than $150 million in new & planned investment

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News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2020

2020 Best Small Metro Business Climates

Economic Development 36

Business Facilities’ 2020 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at hot topics in economic development on the city and global level, including logistics, startup ecosystems, job growth, cost of living, and more.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicyclist on a pink bicycle

Each year, the League of American Bicyclists assesses all 50 states. Communities, businesses, and universities are assessed through a voluntary application process. Award status lasts for four years. View Frederick's report card here

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

2018 Top Cities to Open a Craft Brewery

Two men perusing a shelf of alcohol bottles

A nation-wide ranking compared cities of at least 50,000 across two key categories: Business Environment and Business Costs for opening a craft brewing establishment. Within these categories, cities were scored for: percent of population age 21 or over, n...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

2014 Top 10 Best Downtowns

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livability.com

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2018 Top 40 Most Vibrant Art Cities

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National Center for Arts Research

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2017 Top 100 Best Places to Live

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livability.com

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2018 Best Run Cities in the U.S.

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Stacker

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2018 Top U.S. Biopharma Clusters (BioHealth Capital Region)

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2016 Top Areas for Growth Potential

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Business Facilities

Frederick Accolades
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2017 Top Cities for Recent Grads

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goodcall.com

Frederick Accolades

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2020

City Expands Opportunities for Food Trucks during COVID-19 Pandemic

Food Truck

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen have approved a temporary expansion of mobile food unit operations to support the industry in its recovery from the impacts of the pandemic.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Downtown Frederick Partnership Turns 30

DFP

In fitting celebration, we share 30 amazing projects the Partnership has helped bring to Frederick over the years.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Accelerator Program Mentoring the Next Generation of Start-Ups

fitci

FITCI's The Edge program recently announced its second cohort of 14 startup companies

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

techFrederick hosts 2nd Annual Hackathon

hackathon

Community-focused in every way, the virtual event brought together Frederick-based tech professionals to create software solutions for local non-profit organizations.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Major Interdepartmental Effort Supports "Pop Up Dining"

Outdoor Dining Options

The City of Frederick’s “Pop-Up Dining” program kicked-off its first complete weekend, Friday June 12th – paralleling the State of Maryland’s re-opening of restaurants at 50% capacity.

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund Invests $250,000 in Datakwip

Datakwip

The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund has invested $250,000 into Frederick-based Datakwip Holdings LLC, a post-revenue, greentech startup with a real-time energy and facility analytics platform.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

All the Cool Things Frederick's Business Community is Doing to Fight COVID-19

Covid Response

As we battle an unprecedented crisis, it is no surprise Frederick's experienced innovators have been among the first to respond.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Maryland Business Relief Wizard

relief wizard

Find the right COVID-19 support resources: This navigational tool helps identify which new State & Federal programs are applicable to your business.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Building, Engineering & Planning Now Accepting Online

frederick

The City of Frederick is pleased to debut an online submittal portal for applications, plans and fee payments.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Special Curbside Pick-Up Zones Established

curbside pick-up

To support businesses impacted by State-mandated dining room closures, the City has established special Curbside Pickup Zones.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Maryland Launches Small Business Relief Programs

md small business relief

Maryland has authorized $130 million in loan and grant funding for small businesses and manufacturers that have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Frederick YouthWORKS! Summer Jobs Program Expands

Job Fair

More City youth will get the chance to work and earn a paycheck this summer thanks to an expanded Frederick YouthWORKS! Summer Jobs Program.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Maryland Tech Council Expands to Frederick

MTC

Responding to tremendous growth in the local life science & technology industries, the Maryland Tech Council has expanded its offices to Frederick.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Site Plan Approved for 3 Story Addition to Frederick Health Hospital

FNP Frederick Health

Frederick Health Hospital received approval from the city’s Planning Commission to move forward with plans for a nearly 40,000-square-foot addition.

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

The economy looked strong in Frederick County, 2019

Economic Activity

2019 was a year of economic growth in Frederick County, and County Executive Jan Gardner says Frederick County is equipped for continued growth and economic development.

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

New Ordinance Opens Path to Live Entertainment

Firestones Tavern

A new City ordinance simplifies the process for Frederick restaurants & breweries looking to offer live entertainment

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Frederick Health Acquires State Farm Building

State Farm

The State Farm campus on Monocacy Boulevard has been purchased by Frederick Health.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Former Frederick Towne Mall Renamed District 40

District 40

Renamed ‘District 40,’ the formerly vacant Frederick Towne Mall is now envisioned to become an premier entertainment destination for the region - with Warehouse Cinemas announced as its first tenant.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Leading the Way in Local Clean Energy Solutions

FISC

Frederick Indoor Sports Center has been approved for the largest solar project to benefit from C-PACE financing in the State to date.

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News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Taj Mahal Restaurant

Taj Mahal

1301 W Patrick Street

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Camp Bow Wow

Camp Bow Wow

1341 Hughes Ford Road

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Puerto Rico Distillery

puerto rico distillery

1341 Hughes Ford Road

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Partners in Care

partners in care

5 Willowdale Drive

New Businesses
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Tsunami Ramen

tsunami

20 N Market Street

New Businesses
Posted on: February 27, 2020

LifeCYCLE Studio

LifeCYCLE

470 Prospect Blvd.

New Businesses
Posted on: February 27, 2020

VCRE.co

VCRE.co

New Location: 50 Citizens Way, Suite 203

New Businesses
Posted on: February 27, 2020

NOMA Laundry

NOMA Laundry

742 N. Market Street

New Businesses
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Split Nail Polish & Illuminate Beauty Studio

Split Nail Polish & Illuminate Beauty Studio

176 Thomas Johnson Drive

New Businesses
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Scalp DMV

Scalp DMV

198 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 13

New Businesses
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Luna Yoga

Luna Yoga

34 South Market Street

New Businesses
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Pollo Compero

Pollo Compero

1350 West Patrick Street

New Businesses
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Tenth Ward: Cocktail Lab

Tenth Ward Cocktail Lab

55 East Patrick Street

New Businesses