Business Retention & Expansion

The Washington County Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED) can assist local businesses with expansion of their existing sites and relocation to other sites in Washington County. An added benefit is the Washington County Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED) staff serves as a liaison to other County departments to help expedite projects.

Please access our GIS-enabled, Loop Link and Zoom Prospector to see the most recent available commercial properties in Washington County. For additional assistance, contact the Department of Business Development to speak to a representative at 240-313-2280 or [email protected].

Please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380 or EMAIL


Department of Business and Economic Development

Washington County Administration Complex
100 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Suite 1401

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 240-313-2280

TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government


Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!