Department of Economic Development & Tourism

Economic Development

Sustainable Communities Plan 

What is Economic Development?
Economic development is the intentional practice of improving a community’s economic well-being and quality of life. It includes a broad-range of activities to attract, create, and retain jobs, and to foster a resilient, pro-growth tax base and an inclusive economy. The practice of economic development comprises of a collaborative effort involving industry, government and myriad community stakeholders.  –International Economic Development Council
The Havre de Grace Office of Economic Development offers one-on-one assistance to new, existing and expanding businesses in Havre de Grace. Call us at (410) 939-1800 ext. 1175 to meet and discuss your goals. The Economic Development team can help guide you regarding resources available to develop an effective business plan, determining suitable location availability, funding opportunities, making vital business connections, marketing and making priceless connections.
The Office of Economic Development is located in Havre de Grace City Hall at 711 Pennington Avenue.

Important Links 

https://commerce.maryland.gov/

https://businessexpress.maryland.gov/grow/funding-and-incentives

https://open.maryland.gov/business-resources/funding-programs/

http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/1223/Doing-Business

https://www.facebook.com/people/City-of-Havre-de-Grace-Economic-Development/100072127102605/

https://www.instagram.com/hdgecondevelopment/


Tourism

The Havre de Grace Office of Tourism promotes and markets Havre de Grace as a premium visitor destintation.

The Visitor Center is located at 450 Pennington Avenue.

Important Links

https://www.explorehavredegracemd.com/

https://www.visitharford.com/

https://www.visitmaryland.org/

https://mdtourism.org/

https://www.facebook.com/explorehavredegrace/

https://instagram.com/explorehavredegrace/

https://twitter.com/exphavredegrace