SBA 7(a) Loan Program Reaches FY 2015 Loan Guaranty Program Limit

SBA is forced to suspend its 7(a) small business lending until the start of the new fiscal year on October 1, 2015.

Jul 24, 2015 at 9:43am

Garrett College Offers Workshop for New Business Owners

"Launching Your New Business" Workshop set for July 30th at Garrett College.

Jul 24, 2015 at 9:13am

2015 Business and Industry Appreciation Scheduled

The Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Economic Development will hold its annual Business and Industry Appreciation on September 15th.

Jul 15, 2015 at 8:58am

Garrett County, Maryland

The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County features high elevations—and higher opportunities for prosperity. Lured by an abundance of resources and natural beauty, over 900 businesses elevate their workforce—and profit margins—in Garrett County. Boasting a solid workforce and affordable real estate, Garrett County blends modern conveniences with country living. Efficient by design, our technology and transportation infrastructure redefine rural life, offering convenience and proximity to key markets. In Garrett County, we’re reinventing rural.  Mindful of our agrarian roots, we support the organic growth of innovation. Our businesses are inventive and are reinventing rural.
We feel Garrett County has just what you're looking for - strategic location, reliable/affordable labor, unmatched quality of life, and a friendly business climate. We invite you to explore Garrett County and see first-hand what we have to offer. Please contact Garrett County's Department of Economic Development at (301) 334-1921 or, if you wish to discuss a business location in Garrett County or if you would like further information.
View the Department's 2013 Annual Report here.
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below.