Calvert County, Maryland, offers a variety of innovative incentive programs to help attract and expand business opportunities. Download the full fact sheet (PDF).

Business Counseling

The Small Business Development Center offers business counseling services to businesses at the startup and expansion stages.

Fast Track Permit

An accelerated development review process reduces the turn-around time for development approvals. 

Federal Opportunity Zone

This program offers federal tax benefits for investments made in established Opportunity Zones.


The Department of Economic Development can assist in negotiating financing opportunities and assist in preparing applications to state and federal agencies. 

Incentive Fund

The Economic Development Incentive Fund is available to companies looking to expand or locate in Calvert County.

Loan Fund

The Calvert Economic Development Loan Fund is a revolving loan that provides an alternative funding source for business expansion in Calvert County.

Tax Credits

Calvert County offers new or expanding businesses a tax credit against county property taxes imposed on real property.

Workforce Housing

The House Keys for Employees program provides affordable home ownership options to the local workforce.

Maryland Economic Development Incentives

The Maryland Department of Commerce offers an array of programs supporting economic development.

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