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Why Maidstone?

Maidstone is the powerhouse for growth and innovation in Kent

Home to more than 7,000 businesses and 168,000 residents, Maidstone is the powerhouse for growth and innovation in Kent. From start-ups to scale-ups, SMEs to multinational corporations, Maidstone has everything your business needs to succeed:  

  • Excellent transport connectivity throughout the South East and Europe.

  • A competitive advantage with multi-sectoral expertise.

  • A pipeline of infrastructure, commercial and residential developments.

  • A skilled and flexible talent pool to suit any company’s requirements. 

  • Business overheads up to 60% lower than London. 

  • Exceptional leisure and lifestyle offer for those living and working in the Borough. 


There has never been a better time to invest in Maidstone and discover the exciting opportunities that Kent's vibrant County Town can offer your business to help it grow, survive and thrive.


The Business Capital of Kent 

Maidstone Borough Council is spearheading a comprehensive programme of infrastructure and investment projects

Sector Specialisms 

Free tools, reliable information, how-to-guides, articles, experts Q&As, case studies, blogs and more...

Developments 

Maidstone is open for business and continues to attract significant investment with projects recently launched and planned totaling more than £300m.

Competitive Costs

The borough offers businesses excellent value for money while delivering high quality of life for residents and an exceptional business environment.

Business Stories 

Maidstone businesses talk about the borough's benefits in their own words

Lifestyle and Leisure 

The County Town of Kent offers unrivaled leisure and lifestyle opportunities to its many visitors and residents.

What We Do

Business in Maidstone is the official business support agency for Maidstone Borough Council