Economic Development Division 

Economic Development attracts new businesses to the city – with convenient, professional concierge service for businesses looking to locate to Stockton.  

Key services include:

ERC BrochureEconomic Review Committee

The Economic Review Committee is a free, voluntary service for project developers and business owners in Stockton. Consider a meeting before you apply for a building permit or check project requirements and get feedback on preliminary site plans.

 

Interested in scheduling a meeting?  

Please contact the Economic Development Department.

 

Reasons to Do Business in Stockton

  • Central Location
    • Take advantage of Stockton's strategic location... in the heart of California's Central Valley and close to the San Francisco Bay Area. 
  • Unmatched Transportation System
    • Experience Stockton's fast, cost-effective distribution to major West Coast, Pacific Rim, and global markets with an extensive transportation network. 
    • Take advantage of two major freeways (Interstate 5 and Highway 99), major railway networks, an incredible inland seaport, and an accessible airport. 
  • Quality of Life
    • Enjoy Stockton's unique blend of lifestyle opportunities, affordable and quality housing, abundant recreation, cultural events, and exceptional educational facilities.
  • Qualified, Productive Work Force
    • Work with Stockton's diverse community of skilled and semi-skilled workforce with an affordable wage structure.
  • Available and Affordable Land
    • Explore competitive building prices throughout Stockton and revitalized Brownfield sites, in and near downtown. To locate available property within Stockton, visit Advantage Stockton.
  • One-Stop Permit Center 

 

Economic Development Newsletters

Explore our monthly and quarterly newsletters, highlighting business successes in Stockton. 

 

2019 Small Business Monthly Updates

2018 Small Business Monthly Updates

 

2019 Quarterly Newsletter

2018 Quarterly Newsletter

  

Sign up for the Economic Development Department's e-Newsletter

 

External Links


Bob Hope Theatre

Brick & Mortar Entrepreneur Center

Downtown Stockton Alliance

Energy Efficiency Programs

San Joaquin Delta College - Small Business Development Center

 

Chambers of Commerce

African American Chamber of Commerce of San Joaquin County

Central Valley Asian American Chamber

Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce

San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 

Sports

Stockton Arena

Stockton Kings  - Basketball

Stockton Heat - Hockey

Stockton Ports- Baseball

Stockton Visitor's Bureau

 

Waterway

San Joaquin / Sacramento Delta 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 5/1/2019