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Economic Development

About Economic Development

The Economic Development Department implements economic, business, and community development programs and initiatives that create and sustain a resilient and prosperous City of San Diego. Highlights from the Department Fiscal Year 2023 include:

New Outdoor Business Grant Program


937 Affordable Housing
Units with Bridge to Home


2nd Round of micro-grants
for Promise Zone


New Citywide Wayfinding Technology


   $19 million sale of   Housing Asset




EDD Fact Sheet FY24


EDD Fact Sheet FY24 p2



PDF icon Economic Development Strategy 2023-2026


Contact Us

The City of San Diego continually strives to improve its economic development programs to provide the best assistance to businesses. If you are interested in joining the Economic Development Team, please visit the Job Openings page.

The City welcomes inquiries, comments and questions from the public.

Economic Development Department
1200 Third Ave., 14th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Customer Service: 619-236-6700