Economic Development


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City Programs

Business Concierge Program

  • Business Visitation Program: The Economic Development Division is conducting 30 minute to 1 hour business visitations to meet with local businesses and discuss challenges.
  • Business Review Session: The Economic Development Division is setting up meetings with individuals to discuss new business ideas, resources, and site selection assistance.
  • Social Media 101: Our Communications Team is visiting businesses to provide tips on using social media as a tool to grow your business.

Building Capital/Funding

State of California's Programs:  

  • CalCAP for Small Business: CalCAP is a program administered by the California Pollution Control Financing Agency within the California State Treasurer's Office, and it encourages banks and other financial institutions to make loans to small businesses. 

Minimum Wage Information

The City of South Pasadena adheres to California state labor laws and minimum wage requirements. For more information, click here:


Highlighting Your Business

Would you like our team to feature our business on social media? Email and we will feature your great work on our social media pages!

Site Selection

Visit the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership website to access a site selection tool to find sites in the City of South Pasadena. Click here to access the tool.

FY 2023 Economic Development Strategy


Partnering Agencies: