Economic Development Activities:
- Business & Economic Development
The primary focus of the Business Development Program is creating new
jobs. This Program works to attract out-of-area businesses to
Modesto. In addition, the Program encourages expansion of local
businesses in Modesto.
Visit the Economic
- Business Retention
By addressing local business concerns and needs the Division keeps
local businesses in Modesto and encourages business expansion.
- Business Park Development
Business Parks are an essential component of Economic Development.
The Division is currently assisting with the development of several
new Business Parks in Modesto.
Through selective marketing mediums, the Division promotes Modesto as
a prime location for any business looking to relocate or expand.
Redevelopment assists our community by reversing deteriorating
economic trends and remedy blight by investing in development
projects that would otherwise be economically unfeasible.
Visit the Redevelopment Agency
- Administers department budget
- Sets department policy
- Assists with Redevelopment Agency
- Oversees department personnel activities
- Manages department systems development
- Provides staff to the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) & Commissions
to produce new projects in the RDA Project Area
- Implements the RDA Master Plan to facilitate new development
- Works with existing businesses to ensure retention &
- Recruits new business to Modesto & Sphere in partnership with
- Management of the Modesto
- Management of the Golf courses, funds, and contracts