Charles Offers GIS Online Tools for Economic Development

Charles County’s Department of Economic Development and GIS Planning announced a new online tool to help prospective business decision-makers assess property within the county. The tool is online at the website

From the county’s press release:

Using Geographic Information System (GIS) software, the free website provides immediate access to dynamic real estate, demographic and industry data and displays available commercial properties on an interactive heat map. allows visitors to:

Search for available buildings and sites using very specific criteria, and display properties on an interactive map that can also show specific points of interest, demographic information and more.

Explore existing businesses in Charles County by general and specific industry classifications, and by size and performance.

Find locations in Charles County that match specific demographic, labor force, transportation and geographic profiles.

Easily save property, demographic, community and business reports.

Read the full press release online.

Visit the online site

Michael Sanderson

Executive Director Maryland Association of Counties