Economic Development is at the heart of the Community Development Department. The fiscal stability of Los Alamitos and its local business community is the mission of this division that leads the City’s business attraction and retention efforts. It serves proudly as the point of contact for people seeking local assistance with site selection, market and demographic information, and business resources. We are honored to be your partner as you navigate the waters of starting a new business.

 Take a look at ten reasons why Los Alamitos should be the home for your new business:

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Ten-Reasons-Flyer

Steps to opening your business in Los Alamitos:
The Ten-Step Process

Here is a link to the Economic Development Element of the Los Alamitos General Plan:
http://losalgeneralplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/02-ED.pdf

Click here for 2016/2017 Projects:
2016/2017 Projects

Current list (2015) of restaurants in Los Alamitos:
Restaurant Guide

Current list (2015) of home improvement businesses in Los Alamitos:
Home Improvement Guide

Find an existing business in the City of Los Alamitos:
http://www.losalamitosbusinesstax.com/Search

The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.losalchamber.org/

Orange County SCORE
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.
http://www.score114.org/

Orange County Small Business Administration Local Assistance
In the Small Business Act of July 30, 1953, Congress created the Small Business Administration, whose function is to “aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns.”
https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/ca/santa-ana

Discover demographic information about the City of Los Alamitos by typing “Los Alamitos City” in the search box:
http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml#none

Please contact our Community Development Department with any questions you may have about economic development issues at 562-431-3538 x303.

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