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Development Projects

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At the Economic Development Office our main job is to increase and support viable, sustainable, and innovative economic activities throughout the City of Santa Cruz, to expand our tax revenue, and to solidify Santa Cruz as an attractive, profitable, and healthy city to conduct business.

We get this done through ongoing infrastructure projects that provide real value to the community and provide a strong foundation for future economic growth.


Economic Development Department
Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Cruz

Bonnie Lipscomb, Economic Development Director 
337 Locust St. Santa Cruz, CA