Building Business

Downtown Frederick boasts a walkable retail area filled with more than 200 independently owned shops, many housed in historic buildings. You’ll find just what you want—home furnishings, fashion, outdoor gear, toys and antiques, unique dining spaces, comfort food and cutting edge cuisine, arts and entertainment venues and so much more. Supporting these businesses is of […]

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Business Diversity in Downtown Frederick

For more than 30 years, Downtown Frederick Partnership has worked to make our community a better place. This city is our home, its residents are our neighbors and we recognize how fortunate we are to live and work here — a place that’s filled with energy, excitement, passion and drive, a place where no two […]

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Unprecedented Times Mean You Have an Opportunity for Impact

Unprecedented Times Mean You Have an Opportunity for Impact Unprecedented times call on each and every one of us to support our local community. By following social distancing guidance, we can each do our part in flattening the curve, keeping others safe and preventing our critical healthcare facilities from being overwhelmed. While we’re all in […]

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Downtown Frederick Businesses Helping Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

With the federal government being shut down for over a month now, small businesses around Downtown Frederick are offering certain promotions to those government workers who have been affected. See the list of offerings by businesses below!   Community Produce Market The community produce market supported by Hungry Harvest is available all year long (not […]

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Historic District Guides

Thank you for calling Downtown Frederick home! By choosing to live here, you are a key part of keeping our city’s historic buildings great. Whether you’re a home owner, renter, business owner or simply someone who loves Downtown Frederick, you understand that this city’s wealth of historic buildings is what sets our community apart. To help […]

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Downtown’s Professional Life: Shabri Moore

For Shabri Moore, having her office downtown just makes sense. “Being downtown makes it easy to collaborate with people and easy to build relationships; everyone’s very open to saying we’re part of this community, let’s work together,” she says. The President of Moore Wealth, a concierge wealth management firm, Shabri has had her office in the South […]

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Downtown’s Millennial Migration: Erik Moore

After attending college in Pittsburg and working in financial services there, Frederick native Erik Moore didn’t immediately leap at the chance to return home and join the family business. “Pittsburg’s just bigger, so there was a little hesitation,” says Erik, the Financial Planning Services & Analysis Manager with Moore Wealth, Inc., a concierge wealth management firm with […]

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What it’s Like to Work in Downtown Frederick: Clark Briggs

Ever wondered what’s happening behind the scenes for Downtown Frederick’s most recognizable faces? Take a peek behind the curtain with the Partnership’s “tell-all” blog series. If you’ve spent more than five minutes in Downtown Frederick, you’ve likely seen (or met) Clark Briggs, Relationship Manager for Frederick County Bank. One of five local branches, FCB’s downtown offices […]

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How I Became an Executive Director of a Nonprofit: Elin Ross

Ever wondered what’s happening behind the scenes for Downtown Frederick’s most recognizable faces? Take a peek behind the curtain with the Partnership’s “tell-all” blog series. This week we’re sitting down with Elin Ross, Executive Director of Federated Charities, an organization that provides a range of strategic support services to nonprofits. Their offices are located at 22 […]

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