Businesses Choose Delaware

A Mid-Atlantic Business Hub for Innovation, Talent & Leadership

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Why More and More Businesses Choose Delaware

Business-friendly, lifestyle-diverse Delaware offers a favorable corporate tax climate and a robust talent pool plus a major port, a major passenger rail hub and access to two international airports. 
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Corporate Capital of the World

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

Premier Business Climate

Delaware has the second and third best overall corporate tax favorability in the country for new and mature firms, respectively.

Mighty in Innovation

With the most fintech patents per capita, our state has the 6th best environment for innovation.

Prime Location on the Eastern Seaboard

More than 60 million people live within 300 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 $1 billion agriculture industry.


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