Maryland, located in the heart of the East Coast, is part of the 4th largest metro area in the country. Major drivers include strong demographics, optimum transportation infrastructure and the Port of Baltimore. The economic engine is largely driven by the impact of the Federal Government, Education and Medical/Bio-tech industry.
Maryland Quick Facts
Feds, Meds & Eds
Maryland ranks first among the states in federal R&D obligations and is home to more than 60 federal agencies and twice as many federal laboratories (74) as any other state. 47 percent of Marylanders hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, ranking fourth in the nation.Visit Open.Maryland.Gov
Port of BaltimoreVisit Port of Baltimore Website
Encouraged by the industrial real estate market and ecommerce growth, the state of Maryland is dedicated to maintaining and investing in it’s port and logistics infrastructure. In just six months (Q4 of 2020 and Q1 of 2021), Maryland experienced 10+ million square feet of postive absorpotion.
Five major interstate highways: I-95, I-70, I-68, I-83, and I-81
2 Class 1 railroads: CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway provide rail connections to the US interior, Canada, and Mexico.
Port of Baltimore: Sheltered from the Atlantic, it is the closest East Coast seaport to the Midwest.
Baltimore/Washington International Airport: Just outside Baltimore and only about 30 miles from Washington, D.C.