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Essex-Pulaski Business Community

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Essex-Pulaski is a flourishing employment corridor. Conveniently located on I-695, and Route 40 (Pulaski Highway), Essex-Pulaski is a light, industrial employment center that draws thousands of workers daily from nearby neighborhoods and the region. A variety of distributors, wholesalers, beverage brewing and building suppliers are based in the area.

Competitive Advantages

The Essex-Pulaski business community has several competitive advantages, including:

  • Solid light manufacturing and distribution cluster
  • Strong small- to medium-size business community
  • Franklin Square Hospital
  • CCBC—Essex Campus
  • Eastpoint Workforce Center
  • Chesapeake Enterprise Zone designation
  • Education

Select Business Locations

8411 Kelso Drive

  • 275,000 square feet
  • Class A Industrial
  • Enterprise Zone

8415 Kelso Drive

  • 144,500 square feet
  • Class A Industrial
  • Enterprise Zone

7001 Quad Avenue

  • 115,000 square feet
  • Class A Industrial
  • Enterprise Zone

Resources and Incentives

Along with site location assistance, the Department of Economic and Workforce Development facilitates the following assistance programs:

Finance

  • Loans and loan guarantees
  • Tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds

Tax Credits

  • Enterprise zones: property and job creation tax credits
  • Job creation tax credits

Workforce

  • Recruitment assistance
  • Customized training

Employers and Institutions

Select Employers

Business Sector

Acadia Windows

Fabrication

Alban Cat

Distribution

CaseMason

Packaging

Clark Machine

Industrial machining

DuClaw Brewing

Manufacturing

Empire Resources

Distribution

Franklin Square Hospital

Healthcare

Gamse Lithographing

Manufacturing

JG Edelen

Manufacturing

Northeastern Supply

Building supplies

Red Hawk

Distributor

Shepherd Electric

Distributor

Steel and Wire

Building materials

Demographics

2015 Area Population and Income

 

One-Mile

Three-Mile

Five-Mile

Population

5,903

108,840

320,072

Households

2,213

41,886

126,104

Median Household Income

$51,638

$53,690

$52,046

Estimated Average Household Income

$67,697

$65,147

$63,222

Median House Price

$196,287

$178,275

$174,288

Demographics were measured using a one-, three- and five-mile buffer drawn around the intersection of Pulaski Highway and I-695. Source: 2015 Nielsen Population Data

More Information

Contact Rick Johnson, Business Development Representative, at rdjohnson1@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-4098 for more information.    

 
Revised December 20, 2016         

 

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