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Supporting entreprenuers, managers and executives with vital resources so they can focus on their core mission and business growth.  That idea is at the heart of what the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation does to serve the business community, from large corporations to family-owned small businesses, new entrepreneurial endeavors and existing commercial enterprises. By providing investment, technical assistance and regulatory guidance and serving as a partner for community revitalization initiatives, AAEDC works to foster a conducive climate for investment where businesses can thrive.

We understand that our success is based on your success and that's why whether you are starting a new business, expanding or relocating an existing business or need critical financial resources, AAEDC is ready to help. We appreciate your interest and look forward to working with you.

Latest Blog Posts


Herbalist and Gardener Brenda Conti Turns Entrepreneur

It’s funny how a hurricane can sometimes be a catalyst for business.  Hurricane Floyd did just that in 1999 by taking down 11 trees around Brenda Conti’s house and opening up a sunny area for her to grow herbs. Her business, The Herbal Touch USA, was launched shortly thereafter and began with a focus on creams and lotions.


Business Q&A with Herrington Harbour Marina Resorts

Hamilton Chaney and his father own and operate Herrington Harbour North Marina and Yacht Yard in Tracey's Landing, Maryland and Herrington Harbour South Marina and Resort in Friendship, Maryland. Each marina resort employs 45 people and offers 600 protected slips as well as a variety of amenities for boaters such as yacht services, tennis courts, pools, restaurants, beaches, and special events. 

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