Economic Development

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The City of Downey is committed to supporting a diverse economy which benefits the whole city by promoting access to economic opportunities for all of Downey's communities. It is essential that Downey helps its existing businesses to grow and create a business climate that attracts other new or successful businesses.

Downey has been named “Most Business Friendly City” in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), for cities with populations greater than 68,000. Downey was selected based on criteria such as commitment to economic development; excellence in programs and services designed to facilitate business entry, expansion, and retention; competitive business tax rates and fee structures; availability of economic incentives; and effective communication with and about business clients.

If you are interested in learning more or have any questions regarding your business or Economic Development, please contact our Economic Development Manager Jessica Flores.

Jessica Flores
Economic Development Manager

11111 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 904-7152