Businesses Choose Delaware


Businesses thrive in Delaware

Ready for your business to prosper? We’re Delaware Prosperity Partnership, the lead economic development resource for Delaware and we’re here to help your business thrive. Discover why so many businesses choose Delaware.

Delaware's Robert Herrera on Innovation and Delaware's Talent Pool

Hear why he chooses Delaware for his innovative enterprises.

  • Strongest Economy in the Region

    Since the Great Recession, employment in Delaware has grown by 11%—the fastest pace in the Mid-Atlantic.

  • Corporate Capital of the World

    Nearly two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies are incorporated in Delaware.

  • Premier Business Climate

    Our state has the second-lowest business costs in the nation.

  • Mighty in Innovation

    We’re ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for patents per capita.

  • Prime Location on the Eastern Seaboard

    More than 50 million people live within 250 miles of our state.

    New Castle County

    In the Heart of It All

    Less than 100 miles from New York and Washington, D.C., with easy access to Philadelphia and Baltimore, New Castle County is home to some of the First State’s largest employers and industry hubs, including our I-95 innovation corridor.

    Kent County

    Building Business with Room to Grow

    Home to Delaware’s state capital since 1717, Kent County boasts nationally recognized institutions like the Dover Air Force Base and a diverse base of companies, manufacturers, and startups.

    Sussex County

    Delaware’s Southern Star

    Our fastest-growing county by population, Sussex County offers an economy with continual growth and diversification and is particularly known for its $921 million agriculture industry.

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