Contra Costa County welcomes your business! With its strategic location as The Capital of The Northern California Mega-RegionTM and easy access to your suppliers and customers, Contra Costa is a business destination full of opportunity.
Contra Costa County is home to a wide variety of companies and organizations, reflecting the character of the diverse communities of the East Bay. From urban neighborhoods to rural farms, Contra Costa County is large – and we’ll find the perfect spot for your business. You will be in world-class company, as many well-known brands are based here.
Check out our new brochure (PDF), with an overview of why your business should be in Contra Costa County!
Contact the Economic Development office today to get started in Contra Costa County: 925-674-7869.
Contra Costa County Demographics
Employment Characteristics (PDF)
UAV Industry Information (PDF)
Agriscience, Agriculture, and Food Processing Industry Information (PDF)
Economic Development Services and Major ProjectsThe Economic Development office within the Department of Conservation and Development works to encourage investment and job growth within the unincorporated communities of Contra Costa County, and supports efforts of its cities to grow business within their boundaries. Services and projects include:
- Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative - A regional collaboration to encourage employment expansion in the northern part of the County between the Bay/Delta and Highway 4.
- Small Business Ombudperson Services
- Business Attraction and Retention
Looking for someone to help navigate through available resources, funding, and regulations? These organizations can help:
Contra Costa County Small Business Development Center
West Contra Costa Business Development Center
San Pablo Economic Development Corporation