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Economic Development is responsible for providing professional services that focus on 1) marketing to enhance the City image and showcase the City's assets and opportunities; 2) business retention and attraction efforts to encourage job creation and increase general fund revenue; 3) workforce development efforts to provide residents access to quality local jobs; and 4) building strategic partnerships with intergovernmental and community based agencies such as local educational institutions, medical service providers, businesses, state, local, county, and regional entities, and local joint power authorities to both leverage and attract funds and resources.


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Latest News

State Agency Drops Carousel Mall Case Against the City of San Bernardino

The California Department of Housing and Community Development "considers this matter closed."

Supporting Small Businesses

Supporting Small Businesses: San Bernardino's Training & Grant Program Empowers Growth and Resilience

San Bernardino Receives SCAG Sustainability Award

The City's Zero Emissions First - Clean Fleet Policy was recognized by the nation's largest planning organization.

Planning Receives Merit Award

City of San Bernardino Planning Receives Merit Award from American Planning Association

Studio D

Inland Empire Entrepreneurs Find Community at Studio D

Economic Development Newsletter | May 2023