Getting creative with business

As one of the state’s 24 designated Arts & Entertainment Districts, Silver Spring is proud to provide a creative environment for a variety of global businesses. And Montgomery County, as well as the state of Maryland, is excited to support their efforts with even more valuable benefits. With 138 languages spoken here, it is a welcoming community to your employees, executives and their families.

A strong pool of young, educated and diverse professionals

A transportation hub including the Washington, D.C. Metro, the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center and the MARC Commuter Train

Connected to the Washington, D.C. region of resources

Ranked one of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.


Silver Spring is a vibrant urban district that bustles with vitality. As your business continues to grow and evolve, Montgomery County is more committed than ever to be a fantastic partner in helping you flourish as a successful company. And as an Arts & Entertainment District—plus state, regional, and local resources—we can provide all the assets you need to help develop new ventures for years to come.

A Smart Business Decision

Silver Spring consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the U.S. And with a diverse population, convenient public transportation, and consistent economic growth—it’s easy to see why. Business is booming and area residents enjoy a wealth of both professional and personal opportunities.


From innovative new companies, to sustainable practices at every level in the community, Silver Spring prides itself in leading the way toward a more advanced and environmentally friendly neighborhood.

Best PLace to Live

Employees enjoy easy access to the Silver Spring Metro and a great mix of ethnic restaurants and shops. After work, take a run, bike ride or hike in the nearby Rock Creek or Sligo Creek Park. With more than 60 arts and entertainment venues, Silver Spring is also a perfect launch pad for creative employees. Plus, the housing market has plenty of options for both renters and homeowners. Learn more about living in Silver Spring.

Silver Spring Opportunity Zone

Get an in-depth look at the Silver Spring area, an Arts & Entertainment District, through our data maps on accessibility, demographics, development and other topics. LEARN MORE >


The ongoing redevelopment and growth of Silver Spring has produced in our residents and businesses an entrepreneurial spirit. We are excited about what we have here today, and enthusiastic about what will be around the corner tomorrow.

Jane Redicker, IOM; President & CEO, Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce


  • National Oceanic and the Atmospheric Administration

  • Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.

  • United Therapeutics

  • Food & Drug Administration

  • CuriosityStream

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More great assets:

  • An overflowing talent pool with highly educated residents to fill your workforce needs

  • Convenient travel with proximity to three international airports for companies operating globally

  • Cultural diversity is a valuable asset with 40% of residents speaking a language other than English

  • Business growth is crackling on all cylinders with numerous new projects in the works

  • Washington, D.C. is next door, while New York and the east coast is a train ride away


Through our partnership with LoopNet, you can search listings to find the best possible space for your Silver Spring business. Simply replace Montgomery County, MD with Silver Spring in the search bar and hit the magnifying glass icon. You can also check out the Maryland Department of Commerce's Incubator tool or look for shared offices. Explore these options and let us help you select the right one for you.


Watch these videos about successful businesses in Silver Spring:

DENIZENS BREWING CO. is the County’s hometown brewery, providing a better product that helps the local economy and environment. Working with government leaders to remove old barriers allowed them to expand their distribution.

SOCIAL & SCIENTIFIC SYSTEMS supports policymakers, medical professionals, communities, and citizens to improve public health, such as AIDS clinical trials, analyzing Medicare data, and other health services around the world.

It’s easy to see why Silver Spring is consistently ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Call it home for your business too.