Berkeley County is centrally located on the East Coast. Approximately 1½ hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.  This combines easy access to major metropolitan areas with a quiet setting.

Berkeley County is home to major manufacturers and distribution centers, large government facilities, and small entrepreneurial businesses. The diversity of employers brings a well-rounded workforce.

Click here to view the Top 10 Employers in Berkeley County

Berkeley County is home to over  5,000 firms. The BCDA can be your one-stop for preparing to locate in Berkeley County. Other sources for information on permits and licenses are:

Register Your Business 
WV Secretary of State’s Office
Berkeley County, WV
City of Martinsburg Business License
Use and Occupancy Permits

Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC): Our community thrives with the help of many small and family owned businesses. To help those interested in starting their own business or expanding an existing business, the Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one business counseling and training programs.

To find out more about Berkeley County Utilities and Services click here Utilities and Services