Foreign Trade Zone Designation
Foreign Trade Zones are a program established by Congress through the US Dept. of Commerce, that allow manufacturers and some distributors to delay, reduce or eliminate import duties for components that go into the domestic manufacturing of goods. The City of San Jose is the grantee of Foreign Trade Zone #18, which covers the City of San Jose and the rest of Santa Clara County, along with the Cities of Fremont, Newark, Hayward, Union City, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley.
Special Tenant Improvement (STI) & Industrial Tool Installation (ITI) Programs
STI & ITI provide a dedicated review team from all key City departments to address all development-review issues in a single, expedited review meeting.
Free training courses, up-skilling of current employees, and recruitment services for San Jose businesses in key sectors.
By: City of Cypress
Cypress Economic Development and Business Programs.
The Economic Development Specialist can provide businesses with assistance in permit processes, site identification and selection within Burlingame based on specific criteria provided by businesses and/or developers, and can direct businesses to relevant resources. The Economic Development Specialist can also help businesses connect with real estate brokers, property owners, local business associations, investment opportunities, and more. You can visit the City of Burlingame Economic Development Division page for more information: http://www.burlingame.org/index.aspx?page=1650
PACE Programs Available in Burlingame
Are you a property owner interested in energy efficient upgrades? PACE programs may just be what you need. PACE programs help finance the costs of upgrading your property to energy saving
Burlingame Green Business Award
Is your business striving to be green? Are you dedicated to supporting the environment and your community? The City of Burlingame recognizes businesses who pursue green practices with a Green Business Awards. Along with the award, businesses will be publically honored and be hihglighted in outreach materials.
Small Business Energy Management Partnership Program
By: City of Azusa
Provides for a once a year financial incentive for the replacement or installation of central electric units with high-efficiency equipment.
Brewery & Winery Incentive & Assistance Program
The City of Elk Grove Brewery & Winery Assistance Program provides technical and financial assistance to wineries and breweries that locate to or expand in Elk Grove.
- Food and Nutrition
Economic Development Incentive Program
The City of Elk Grove provides an opportunity for qualifying businesses to participate in a number of performance-based incentives.