City Manager's Office, Second Floor
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: 760-839-4587
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The City of Escondido Economic Development team serves as the City's business liaison. The team monitors economic data and manages programs that promote business attraction, retention and expansion. 

Mother and child playing on the lawn at Dixon Lake in Escondido

City staff assists with:

  • Demographics and statistics
    • View data about key Escondido economic area of influence industries and job posting trends here
    • See how Escondido compares to other cities state-wide here
  • Industry and property analysis, including site selection support
    • Read business and industry news on our blog here
    • Search for a property on our parcel lookup tool to see zoning and districts
    • Learn about key industries on our data dashboard, and read about our current economic development strategy related to specific activities here
    • Read about the city's efforts and activities around AgTech here
    • Get the latest updates about Downtown revitalization and construction here
  • Business expansion, attraction, and retention (BEAR activities)
    • Learn more about local, state and federal financial incentives here
    • Small Business Administration Learning Center (external link here)
  • Workforce needs
    • Sign-up to interview potential candidates who have completed a North County Job Readiness Room training course
  • Connecting to other local business resources
  • Assisting businesses through City processes
    • Contact us for specific support requests related to permitting

Call to Action Button to Request Support from the City of Escondido Economic Development Team

This division includes:

For Monthly Updates, including upcoming meetings and business news, subscribe to the Escondido Business Insights Newsletter.

Read the City's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) here. 

Learn more, and be a part of the CEDS 2023 update by clicking this link


Executive Staff

Director of Economic Development
Jennifer Schoeneck

Contact Executive Staff

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