East Frederick

East Frederick is comprised of roughly 2,000 acres on the east side of downtown Frederick. A traditional manufacturing and industrial area, East Frederick represents a long-term opportunity for redevelopment, reuse, and infill development. 

The East Frederick Rising Small Area Plan (PDF), adapted by the City in 2011, provides a vision and framework for this vitalization over the next 30 years.

  1. East Frederick Incentives
  2. East Frederick Façade Grant
  3. HUBZone
  4. Opportunity Zone
  5. MoRe Incentives & Programs

Starting or growing your business in East Frederick? Don’t miss out on these local financial resources and incentives.

East Frederick Rising

Partner Spotlight:

East Frederick Rising

East Frederick Rising (EFR) is a non-profit corporation seeking to cultivate a vibrant economic center on the east side of Frederick City that reflects the charm and viability of the historic downtown center while incorporating technologically advanced infrastructure and amenities. 

Learn more on the East Frederick Rising website

east street plan

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East Street Small Area Plan  

On August 3, 2017, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen adopted the East Street Corridor Small Area Plan. The purpose of this plan is to further the efforts of East Frederick Rising and the Vision Plan that group has created as well as build upon the recommendations of past studies and plans in this area. 

Explore the East Street Small Area Plan