City Services

Economic Development Services

The Office of Economic Development is responsible for implementing the City of Benicia’s Economic Development Strategy (2007) as well as the 2012 Business Development Action Plan. Additionally, staff facilitates businesses relocation to or expansion within Benicia, monitoring the status of the City’s economy, recommending strategies, initiatives, and projects to improve economic vitality citywide, and representing the City's developable real estate interests.

The Office of Economic Development is assigned to the City Manager's Office. Economic Development also serves as staff liaison to the Economic Development Board. The Benicia City Council supports quality community development and welcomes new business investment. Benicia is an excellent choice for your business.

The Office of Economic Development can assist your business with the following services:

  • Business Incentives

  • Downtown Information

  • Financial Assistance (Business Resource Incentive Program)

  • Real Estate Listings and Referrals

  • Requests for Proposals

  • Tourism

  • Workforce Information and Assistance


Business Resource Incentives Program

Through the Business Resource Incentives Program City representatives are meeting with businesses and property owners at Benicia Industrial Park to identify needs and ways we can help. A sustainability assessment is provided free of charge as part of this service, and some recommended improvements can be financed through the City’s revolving loan fund. If you are interested in participating, please contact the Office of Economic Development at (707) 746-4202.