Our low tax environment, with the second lowest property tax rate and the lowest piggyback tax rate in Maryland makes the Coast a very competitive business location.

Pocomoke Industrial Park

Worcester County’s largest manufacturing hub is the 175-acre Pocomoke Industrial Park located on Broad Street between 2nd Street and the Pocomoke Byway, less than a mile from U.S. Route 13 and on the mainline of the Norfolk-Southern Railroad.

Enterprise Zones

Businesses locating within an enterprise zone may be eligible for real property and state income tax credits. Upon application and approval, the zone offers a ten year credit against local real property taxes on a portion of real property improvements.

Real Estate Site Selection

There are numerous properties available on Maryland’s Coast- Worcester County- one way to start your search is to use Zoom Prospector. State of Maryland Prospector: Economic Development Available sites, buildings, demographics, businesses and GIS mapping (zoomprospector.com)

A&E District

Maryland's Arts & Entertainment Districts are unique destinations, attracting audiences, artists, arts organizations, and other creative enterprises to geographically designated areas. Each reflects the traditions and evolving culture of its community.



The federal government’s goal is to award at least three percent of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses each year. 

All of Worcester County Falls into a HUB Zone.