The following are the status of new businesses and development coming to Thurmont:


Hobb’s Division: Two approved building lots in Mixed-Use Village 1 listed for sale.

Hammaker Hills, Phase 1: 37 single-family dwelling lots in R-2 zoning district. Two homes under construction.

Hammaker Hills, Phase 2: Preliminary plat approved for 22 single-family dwelling lots.

Mechanicstown, LLC: Preliminary plat approved for 31 single-family dwelling lots.

Mountain Brooke: Preliminary plat approved for 11 single-family dwelling lots.  

Meunier Minor Subdivision: Preliminary/ final plat approved for 1 new lot and adjustment of two lots.

Simmer’s Minor Subdivision: Preliminary/final plat approved for 1 new lot.

Oak Forest Townhouse Community: 36 units in R-5 zoning district. Concept plan reviewed by the Planning & Zoning Commission December 15, 2022.

Site Plans

Weis Gas & Go (2 Thurmont Blvd.): Weis Markets did a partial site redevelopment – a Gas & Go fuel station to consist of three pumps and one manned kiosk – under construction.

Thurmont Business Park: Lot 1 to be developed for the relocation of Goodwill into a 17,850 square foot building – final site plan under review.


The Thurmont Board of Commissioners approved the Resolution for the Annexation of 16.68 acres for an intergenerational mixed-use neighborhood with daycare and an assisted living center. Petition for annexation was suspended after a special election was held, where the town voted against the annexation.

The Gulf Company purchased Thurmont Bar & Grill. It is currently closed for some rehabilitation and will reopen at the end of February or first of March. The new name is Tavern Ten.

New Business Openings

Catoctin Mountain Massage & Wellness Center at 31B Water Street.

Mountain View Convenience Beer & Wine Store at 140 Frederick Road.

T- Mobile in Thurmont Plaza at 224 North Church Street.

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