Doing Business Here
Situated next to the busiest land port of entry in the Western hemisphere, San Diego is home to more than 3.3 million people and offers incomparable opportunities for business of all sizes to thrive.
From sequencing the human genome to inventing the next wave of 5G technology, San Diego has the talent and expertise to change the world.
Have a question about doing business in San Diego? Need support finding relevant grants/resources?
REGIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCES
Grants & Funding FOR BUSINESSES
On a federal, state, and local level, there are plenty of grants and resources available to businesses of all variety in San Diego. If your business is seeking financial support, explore the below table by industry or priority.
Finding a Location
Whether your business is looking for lab space to launch San Diego’s next life sciences discovery or an office in a densely-walkable urban neighborhood, San Diego has a diversity of options to fit your company’s needs.
San Diego’s highly skilled talent pool is a key reason employers choose to grow and locate here. Home to one of the most educated workforces in the country, EDC programs (SD: Life. Changing. and Advancing San Diego) can help you find and develop the right employees to grow your business.
EDC offers a free suite of business services from marketing/visibility, to research, to export consulting, and more for companies looking to expand or locate to San Diego. Our work is underwritten by nearly 200 investors committed to growing a competitive and inclusive economy.
Why San Diego?
It’s not just what the military brings to San Diego, but what the ecosystem here means to the nation’s defense. You cannot do what we do here in San Diego anywhere else in the world.
Lynn Reaser, Ph.D, Point Loma Nazerene University