Investing in our economic future
At the Economic Development Office our main job is to increase and support viable, sustainable, and innovative economic activities throughout the City of Santa Cruz, to expand our tax revenue, and to solidify Santa Cruz as an attractive, profitable, and healthy city to conduct business.
We get this done through ongoing infrastructure projects that provide real value to the community and provide a strong foundation for future economic growth.
Santa Cruz Fiber
Santa Cruz Warriors
Metro Pacific Station
National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
Celebrate all things Local during Small Business Week
April 30-May 6 is National Small Business Week! We are encouraging the community to support our local businesses throughout this week and year-round.
Seriously... We're here to help!
We have put together a list of the great resources and tools available to businesses and business owners right here on our website
No Foolin', Sales Tax Increases to 9% on April 1, 2017
Because voters passed Measure D in 2016, the sales tax increases to a total of 9% on April 1, 2017