Companies considering San Leandro as a home will be pleased when they see how easy we've made it to relocate to our city. With our award winning, one-stop service center for permits and licenses, cutting red tape is San Leandro's number one concern when helping companies make a smooth transition to our city. We've become extremely adept at getting businesses here and making sure they succeed, flourish, and stay.
The City's Business Development mission is to improve San Leandro’s quality of life by encouraging reinvestment and economic growth through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new industry, which will enhance the local tax base, enabling an increase in the standard of living for all San Leandro. The City of San Leandro is committed to supporting business development efforts and, as a result, San Leandro has gained a reputation as a business-friendly community.
The Business Development team stands ready to assist you, whether it's identifying potential locations for your facility through community site visits or providing specific information to help you in the decision-making process. Our staff provide a direct link to regional and state programs, including Industrial Development Bonds and employee recruitment and training programs. In addition, Business Development staff can assist in assembling background information for your development project applications.
The contact information below will help guide you directly to the following:
Business Licenses: click here for more information or reach the office at (510) 577-3392
Zoning & Site Information: click here for more information or reach the office at (510) 577-3325 to be connected to the Planner of the Day
- Acting Business Development Manager Jeff Kay: call (510) 577-3319 or e-mail email@example.com
Economic Development efforts in San Leandro are guided by an Economic Development Strategy , a document first adopted by the City Council in 1997, and designed to create a positive environment for investment in the local economy.
Currently, efforts are underway to adopt a Work Plan which reflects the current economic drivers in San Leandro. A Draft Economic Development Initiatives & Work Plan was presented to City Council on May 13, 2013 and City staff is seeking input from the community on the plan. The Work Plan is intended to inventory and categorize ongoing and planned economic development projects and programs in San Leandro. Economic development activities are categorized into one of nine initiatives
- Support and Retention of Existing Businesses
- Marketing and Business Attraction
- Completion of Strategic Development Projects
- Downtown San Leandro
- Development of Infrastructure Critical to Business Activity
- Lit San Leandro and Broadband
- Development of a Healthy Tech and Innovation Ecosystem
- Regional Coordination and Policy Development
- Successful Completion of Redevelopment Agency Unwinding
To submit comments please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.