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A Message from President and CEO David Petr

It’s a new day for economic development in Montgomery County, with a fresh perspective and a level of service expected by our business community. The growing team of professionals at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation has been working to seize the immediate opportunities ahead of us, and plan for long-term success with bold, new strategic initiatives.
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David Petr

Doing Business here

Our companies enjoy a unique proximity to Washington, D.C., a convenient transportation network, highly trained workforce, distinct neighborhoods, vibrant and diverse recreational amenities, and one of the best public school systems in the nation.
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2016 Year-End Market Report

See the 2016 Year-End Market Report for Montgomery County, MD for the latest business news and a snapshot of the economic picture. The year shows leasing demands on the rise, lower unemployment, and a forecast for 2017 that looks bright and sunny. See recent business news and developments from some major Montgomery County companies including Marriott International, GlaxoSmithKline, Wedding Wire and the NIH, just to name a few. Find out why Montgomery County – with its prime location, global reach, talent and capital – is poised for continued economic growth in 2017.

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Living here

A highly diverse population of nearly one million people has made Montgomery County the most populous jurisdiction in Maryland. We invite you to learn more about why so many people have selected Montgomery County as a great place to live, work and raise a family!
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News & Events

Montgomery County, Maryland is one of the best places in the nation to do business. The job of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation is to stimulate job growth and encourage business location and expansion.
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LEADERSHIP COMPANIES IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Our companies enjoy a unique proximity to Washington, D.C., a convenient transportation network, highly trained workforce, distinct neighborhoods, vibrant and diverse recreational amenities, and one of the best public school systems in the nation.