Start, Expand & Locate Business in San Diego
Our innovative and dynamic economy, diverse population, educated workforce, warm climate and vibrant culture make the City of San Diego an ideal place for business.
This business portal is your resource.
- Submit an inquiry before you sign a lease
- Find permitted locations right away
- Predict fees to help you plan
- Discover loans, grants and other City resources
Brought to you by the City of San Diego's Economic Development Department.
Note: This site is currently set up for tenant improvements only. Projects involving an increase in square footage will be included in the next phase.
From the Mayor
You need to take care of business and the City of San Diego is here to help. Welcome to the new fast and easy way to start your start up. Whether you’re opening a craft beer tasting room, starting a pet sitting service or launching a new software company, we'll walk you through the permitting process step by step.
Your new business keeps our economy growing. That's why we're here to serve you. Thank you for helping us build a better future for San Diego.