The city’s EDD facilitates access to and assist businesses with, utilizing available incentive and training programs such as the:
Economic Development Strategy
In May 2016, the South Gate City Council included in its goals for the 2017-2018 fiscal year a plan to “encourage economic development and workforce development” and, specifically, to “create an economic development planning document and vision for the city.” There are four core areas of focus that guide city leaders towards the development and implementation of a successful economic development plan that will ensure sustainable development and success for current and future residents. Below is the FY 2018/19 Economic Development Strategy for the City of South Gate.
Local Economic Advisory Program
In 2018, the City collaborated with the California Academy for Economic Development (CALED) to facilitate the preparation of a LEAP program in South Gate to provide recommendations on how the City can better support small businesses. Below is the LEAP Report for the City of South Gate.
The City of South Gate strives to continually improve its economic development programs to provide the best assistance to businesses. The city welcomes inquiries, comments, and questions from the public.