The Office of Economic Development

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Come Thrive in Annapolis

Annapolis has been welcoming visitors for more than 300 years, and it remains a wonderful place to live, raise a family, work and establish a business. An estimated 4 million visitors annually indulge in our historic architecture, world-renowned cuisine, thriving maritime amenities and diverse cultural arts activities. Whether you come for the history, education, water or hospitality, there is always something happening in Annapolis for you to enjoy. In addition to providing a highly desirable quality of life for every type of business and its workforce, these rich dimensions make Annapolis an excellent marketplace for businesses and entrepreneurs to offer goods and services of all descriptions.

Annapolis has a robust Economic Development Strategic Action Plan that guides the delicate balance between preserving the existing local character and assets and embracing progress to ensure continued relevancy.

Whether you’re looking to start a business or grow or relocate an existing business, we’re here to help you.