Site Selection

Just 2 hours from multiple major metro areas, the City of Cumberland currently has a wealth of buildings and sites available to fill all of your business development needs at extremely competitive prices. With several signature redevelopment projects underway and additional projects planned for the coming years, a growing IT and Cyber Security workforce, and plentiful incentives to fit a variety of business needs, Cumberland is becoming an ever increasingly attractive area for investment and business start up.

When it comes to recruitment, Cumberland and Allegany County are serious about wanting your business. Large or small, the City has a variety of incentives that can help your business locate here. Part of the largest Enterprise Zone in the State of Maryland, Cumberland has many advantageous incentives available including, but not limited to:  


  • Historic Tax Credits  Various options to assist in historic preservation-related activities
  • Lease Improvement Grant  Up to $20,000 for improvements to spaces in order to attract and support commercial tenant.
  • City of Cumberland RLF – Provides funding in a loan form from $25,000 to $100,000 for businesses within city limits.
  • SLoT Fund Program – Provides funding for Small, Minority or Women-Owned businesses located within a 10-mile radius of a casino (Rocky Gap Casino & Resort).
  • Western Maryland RLF – A pool of money granted by federal and state entities for the purpose of making loans to

13 South Centre Street - Lease the first floor of this conveniently located downtown space.

Eagles - 38-40 & 42 Mechanic Street - Two story structure with an elevator to the second floor space that could be used for special events.

53 Liberty Street - Downtown location near retail and next to city hall, chamber of commerce, and police/fire stations.

McMullen - 138-152 Baltimore Street - 70,000 (+) mixed use building, 2 floors fully renovated with long-term tenants.

134 Baltimore Street - First floor professional commercial office space for lease, includes 5 business offices, reception area, and restroom.

9 North Centre Street - Sun drenched open space in the Central Biz District/Arts & Entertainment District

19 Frederick Street - Three story commercial structure with two story addition in the heart of downtown.

Book Store - 15 North Centre Street -3 story brick retail/office building with excellent 1st floor retail space.

Manhattan - 65 Baltimore Street - Corner location in heart of downtown. Turn key restaurant space on main floor with outdoor dining option.

Lila Building - 81 Baltimore Street - Six-story 36,000 sf office building. Variety of space options from a one room office to an entire floor of approximately 6,000 SF.

Peskins - 145 Baltimore Street - 4-story building with 1st floor display windows. Retail store or office building 5 level masonry/frame.

Johnson Heights or Memorial Ave Site - 9 acre development ready site owned by the City of Cumberland, could be used for office or residential development.

East Side School - 3.5 available acres for redevelopment, former elementary school site.

Carl Belt Inc Site - 45-acre industrial site on CSX Railroad mainline - 2,500 foot rail frontage on western boundary of the site.

Barton Biz Park - 7 miles South of Cumberland - This property is for sale as part of a portfolio of 7 properties. Parcel size is 14.35 acres.

735 Oldtown Road - Perfect for medical, retail, restaurant.

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    60 Pershing Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502

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