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Welcome to Baltimore
Base Realignment and Closure—BRAC

Baltimore County offers a warm welcome to C4ISR, DISA and the other commands that will be moving to the Aberdeen Proving Ground and Fort Meade as a result of BRAC. Whether you represent a company looking to locate a new facility or a family considering a move, this web site can provide you with the answers you need about residential and commercial real estate options, quality of life, workforce, and more. We stand ready to help you as you move forward with your decision making process..

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Committed to providing the information and resources you need to make informed decisions about your move to Baltimore. From fast track development to specialized workforce training to private/public partnership opportunities, we stand ready to help. If you would like more information on specific business locations see the map below.

Living in Baltimore - Quick Facts

Population: 763,181
Median HH Income: $51,534
Median Home Price: $233,000

Distance to APG: 24 miles from White Marsh
Distance to Fort Meade: 15 miles from Catonsville
Rush hour drive time to APG: 25 minutes from White Marsh
Rush house drive time to Fort Meade: 24 minutes from Catonsville

Baltimore County surrounds the metro area's Beltway (I-695) with neighborhoods and business communities to fit every lifestyle. Living in Baltimore County means a convenient, comfortable blend of historic neighborhoods, suburban communities, waterfront living, and rural landscapes.

With an average home sale price of $233,000 dollars in 2005 and an overall cost of living well below our northeastern cities, Baltimore County offers a combination of affordable living in a dynamic metropolitan area. The 2005 Salary Value Index named Baltimore one of the top three places where you'll get the highest income over the national average and the lowest cost of living.

The Baltimore-Towson metro area ranked as #2 Best U.S. Public Education System among metro areas with more than 250,000 students, according to Expansion Management. Two high schools offer international baccalaureate degrees. Baltimore County is a college-town, with Towson University, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Goucher College, Loyola College Graduate Campus and campuses for the Community College of Baltimore County.

Learn more about Baltimore County Community Descriptions <- Link

Learn More About Baltimore County

To find out more about relocating to Baltimore County, visit the Gateway to Living and Working in Baltimore County section.


Learn more about the BRAC Action Plan, which identifies over.............................initiatives that will be important for Baltimore County to pursue in order to prepare and maximize BRAC's economic opportunity.

Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors

Gateway to Living and Working in Baltimore County

Baltimore County Public Schools

Maryland Independent Schools

Contact Us

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Baltimore County
Department of Economic Development
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 410-887-8000 

Revised July 14, 2009


Revised April 6, 2016        

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