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Finding a Location

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.

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Finding Talent

Finding Talent

Talent is the primary reasons employers chose to grow and locate in the San Diego region. Home to one of the most educated workforces in the country, EDC has focused on programs (SD: Life. Changing. and Advancing San Diego) to help you find and develop the right...

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What We Do


The South County EDC is focused on long term economic growth by attracting new business, supporting local companies, and encouraging positive community enhancement.

Business Attraction and Retention

SCEDC highlights the unique assets in South County to businesses looking to relocate or grow.  Our communities have unparalleled commercial/residential land, proximity to international, and highly skilled workforce.

Workforce Development

The SCEDC proactively assesses the needs of employers and works with local education organizations, companies, and residents to develop programming focused on ensuring future needs are met.

Government Relations

The South County Economic Development Council works diligently to connect interested parties with the decision makers in our communities.  Together we can take the vision of tomorrow’s community a reality today.

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California Relief Grant Program

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Governor Newsome announced the creation of a $500 million California Relief Grant Program administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID and the health and safety restrictions. Funds would be awarded to selected intermediaries with established networks of Community Development Financial Institutions to distribute relief through grants of up to $25,000 to underserved micro

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San Diego lands $65M in state grants for Otay Mesa border projects

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Credit Union Tribune Otay Mesa Projects – Mon, December 21, 2020 – David Garrick Work began in October to pave the last stretch of the SR-11 that will connect to a new port of entry in Otay Mesa. Money will help widen La Media Road to six lanes, build new toll border crossing east of existing Otay port of entry. State officials have awarded $65 million to two Otay Mesa projects expected to boost the

South County EDC At Work For You

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The South County Economic Development Council has been working to support our communities and businesses throughout what has been a challenging year.  Business continuity and retention has been a major focus of the work we have done this year.  Over the past nine months we have partnered with our local cities to get much needed resources in the hands of businesses impacted by COVID-19, performed extensive outreach, and provided access to key community leaders. The

South County EDC Connects Community and Local Officials

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Over the past several weeks the South County Economic Development Council has worked to bring you a series of webinars with our local elected officials.  This series was designed to replace the Elected Officials Reception traditionally held in October.  Today more than ever it is important to ensure our communities and community leaders remain in close communication.  We strive to ensure this two-way communication is available to our members so they can hear firsthand and


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