ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
The City of Alhambra encourages and welcomes sustainable business development that supports economic growth and improves the quality of life for its citizens. Alhambra is a business friendly City that maintains ongoing dialogue with existing businesses in an effort to maintain a positive business environment.
Alhambra is "The Gateway to Opportunity in the San Gabriel Valley". Incorporated in 1903, the City is a well-managed, and family and business-friendly community with excellent schools and community services. Livability.com named Alhambra 5th in California among its 2014 "Top 100 Best Places to Live" and was recently recognized as the "Most Business-Friendly City in L.A. County" by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
The City is strategically located in western San Gabriel Valley and provides tremendous opportunities for office, commercial and industrial operations. Alhambra is located close to major employment and business hubs in downtown Los Angeles, the San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, Orange County and the Inland Empire. Alhambra and the San Gabriel Valley are served by major universities, commuity colleges, historical and cultural institutions, research facilities and air, rail, port and freeway transportation infrastructure.
To find out how Alhambra can work with you to ensure a good fit for your business in the Alhambra community, call us at (626) 570-5034. Our team is here to help your business proper in Alhambra.
(Update as of March 19, 2018). You may have seen a notice in Around Alhambra indicating that the Draft General Plan Update and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) would be available for public review beginning March 23, 2018. However, the City and its consultant continue to refine both documents, and they will not be completed by this date. A new notice indicating a revised date for public review will be issued once the documents are ready. We anticipate that this will occur in the next couple of months and apologize for any inconvenience that this delay has caused. If you have already signed up for email notifications, you will be emailed when the documents are available for review. If you have not signed up and wish to be notified please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type “Request for Notification” in the subject line.
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New Century BMW dealership: Many of the Main Street Auto Row dealerships were given financial incentives to locate and/or expand, leading to approximately $3.3 million annually in sales tax revenue to the City.
Howard Street Town homes Affordable Housing Project
Main Street - Northwest Corner of First & Main