May 5, 2015
Find the Best Commercial Real Estate in Maryland Counties
Find commercial real estate in Anne Arundel | Howard | Montgomery | Prince George’s Counties
When you’re ready to purchase commercial property for your Maryland business, how do you know where to look? Where should you start? Fortunately, there are many resources you can turn to. Here are some of the best.
State of Maryland
The Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED) website has a database of commercial and industrial properties throughout Maryland. The database lists location, sales price, building details and broker contact information for each property. If you’re on a mobile device, you can download the LocationOne app to search for properties. For new or early stage businesses, the site has a tool for finding incubators by industry sector or region, including IT, Environmental, Defense and Mixed Use. You also can search for Maryland’s seven science and technology business parks if you’re looking to partner with a university or research institution.
Anne Arundel County
The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) website provides multiple resources for your commercial real estate search. AAEDC maintains a list of commercial developers and brokers you can contact about major business parks in the county. You also can schedule a confidential consultation with AAEDC staff members, who will connect you with their own database of properties (410-222-7410 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) maintains a current inventory of available office, industrial and retail space as well as developable land, which are showcased on the Featured Properties page. If you want more information, contact an HCEDA business development representative for assistance. If you have a technology-based startup, check out the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship iCat Program, which offers space for qualified companies.
The Montgomery County Economic Development (MCED) Relocation and Site Selection page offers a Property Selection building and website search where you can enter parameters such as size, property type and location, to help you find the perfect property. If you need help, contact an MCED economic development specialists with expertise in life sciences, IT, cybersecurity and professional and financial services.
Prince George’s County
The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (PGCEDC) provides two commercial property search engines on their website − LoopNet and Showcase. LoopNet is an incredibly comprehensive online resource for commercial real estate. You can search by property type and location, but you’ll need to sign up for a free account to get more detailed information. Showcase is powered by the CoStar Group, and their website features real estate professionals’ listings. You can search by property type, location, space available, building size and sale vs. lease. If you want more information, you’ll have to pay for a subscription.
Other Maryland Commercial Real Estate Search Websites
Realtor.com Powered by Commercial Search
Realtor.com’s commercial search website lets you search for properties by location and property type. Click on links to search Maryland properties for sale or lease. You’ll have to register for a free account to access more detailed information.
The Catylist website lets you search for office, industrial, retail, multifamily and land listings by keyword, location, property type, price, size and sale vs. lease. The site provides detailed property information and a link to the listing agent.
The Commercial Investment Multiple Listings Service (CIMLS) lets you search by location and sale vs. lease. The website provides detailed property information and a link to the listing agent. Click on links to search Maryland real estate for sale or lease.
CityFeet lets you search for commercial properties by location, property type and sale vs. lease. The website also has a real estate broker search tool that matches you with brokers in your area. You can access detailed property information, as well as broker bios and contact information, without having to sign up for an account.
Once you find a property that suits your business, you’ll probably need a loan. For tips on securing financing for your commercial real estate venture, see our blog post on “3 Things You Should Know About Real Estate Lending in Maryland.” If you want to talk with a Revere Bank lender, call:
- Steve Zelenak(Anne Arundel County and Prince George’s County) 866-950-5784
- Dave Gramil (Howard County) 866-950-5784
- Stephen Horvath (Montgomery and Prince George’s County) 866-950-5784
- Mike Schonfeld (Acquisition, Development & Construction Financing) 866-950-5784
If you would like to be matched with a reputable and experienced commercial real estate broker in your area, contact a Revere Bank Business Banker.