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How do I stay in touch and in tune with what's going on in the City to support businesses and the workforce?  SUBSCRIBE HERE to the City's Business Newsletter for the latest resources, information, and new businesses opening/coming soon!

With all of the changes happening with COVID-19 restrictions, how do I find out more about the latest business updates?  Check the Business News page regularly for the latest business and workforce updates.

Need to move your business outside in response to COVID-19 regulations?  With the City's Business Recovery Strategy May 2020 and August 2020 Update that expanded sidewalk and parking area dining and retail opportunities - you can do just that! Visit this page for more information.

Diverse, quality businesses are essential to Escondido. Local businesses bring a wide range of jobs for Escondido residents, generate tax revenue to fund essential services and quality of life amenities, and contribute to the health of our local and regional economy.  The City works closely with businesses, business groups, the workforce, and residents to make Escondido a clean, safe, and efficiently run place to do business, work, and live.

Doing Business and Working in Escondido

How do I apply for or renew a business license?  APPLY AND RENEW YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE HERE

BUSINESS RESOURCE GUIDE

Location, location, location!  They say location is everything!  Look no further because Escondido has it all.  If you are looking to relocate or expand your business in Escondido, we have the most reasonably priced for-sale and for-lease properties around for both your business and housing needs for your workforce.  SEARCH HERE for commercial and industrial properties available for lease or sale in the City. Here is a quick reference zoning guide to assist in your search.

How can I request a customized business site search?  Contact us with your location criteria at Business@escondido.org and we would be happy to do a customized site search and we can connect you to a great network of local brokers.

I found my perfect business location and now I need to do tenant improvements - where do I start?  You can start with the Planning Division.  If you have any questions during the planning process, you are invited to contact Business@escondido.org and we would be happy to assist as your personal City concierge during the development process.

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