There is much wisdom in the adage “Location, Location, Location.” Whether leasing or buying a commercial space, where you choose to do business is an important decision.

Explore the Region

Learn about Frederick’s major business districts and the unique local resources that help support economic development in each dynamic area of the City. Explore Business Districts.

Request a Free Property Report

Our Economic Development team offers free real estate reports of available commercial properties within the City, upon request. Reports can be customized to meet size or business-specific requirements. Request a report.

Zoning & Building Requirements

Entering a lease agreement or purchasing a property is a significant commitment. Be sure you’ve accounted for zoning and building code requirements before signing the dotted line. Learn more about zoning and building code requirements.

Location-Based Incentives

The City of Frederick and other levels of government provide strategic incentives to encourage rehabilitation, capital investment, and job creation. These programs should be taken into consideration when choosing a location. Discover incentives now.

Major Commercial Opportunities

Take an interactive look at some of the major commercial development opportunities ready to shape the City’s future. View development opportunities.

Incubator & Co-Work Space

If you’re just starting out and not ready to a lease or purchase property, Frederick has a variety of shared work-space opportunities across a diverse range of industries. These spaces -- including offices, commercial kitchens, and lab spaces -- offer affordable options alongside a community of fellow entrepreneurs. Learn more about the incubator.

Search City Maps for Property Information

The City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) App stores current information on City properties, including:

  • Overlays
  • School district
  • State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) information
  • Size
  • Zoning
  • And more

Search maps online.