Click here to register and learn about CALED's 34th Annual Conference!
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) will hold public workshops to solicit input on the draft regulations for the California Competes Tax Credit program, an income tax credit available to businesses that want to expand, relocate or stay and grow in California. At the workshops, GO-Biz will provide an overview of the enacting legislation, discuss the draft regulations and welcome feedback from the community. Please save the date for the workshop in your area.
The Property-Based Improvement District (PBID) and San Jose Downtown Association (SJDA) have a program to retain and grow the business base in Downtown San Jose. The program is specifically designed to keep and attract jobs, investment and new businesses to Downtown San Jose in partnership with the City of San Jose Office of Economic Development (OED). Click here to to read the full position description and learn how to apply!
CALED invites members to participate in highlighting their achievements and sharing their success stories. Each year we seek applications meeting the specific and overall criteria in each award category. Your participation could allow you to be showcased in your community and region. CALED will happily present major award winners their awards at a local/regional event as well as recognize you at the Annual Conference. Click here to learn more and apply now.
GO-Biz Press Releases on the Expansion of the I-Bank, i-Hubs, Streamline Permitting, & State Export Certificate Program
The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) sent out several press releases in the last week. Click here to read the the announcements on the expansion of the I-Bank, Streamline Permiting, i-Hub additions, and the State Export Certificate program.
Program for Eligible Businesses Will Help Retain and Attract Jobs in California
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or launch new operations in California rather than leave the state. The new rate, approved today by the California Public Utilities Commission, is designed to benefit all PG&E customers by making more revenues available to cover fixed costs.
Message from the CALED Chair, Bruce Stenslie, President & CEO, Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County
Folks, just an update on the recent release by Area Development Magazine, California now ranking 10th in their “Site Consultants’ Survey of Top States for Doing Business.” See www.areadevelopment.com/Top-States-for-Doing-Business/Q3-2013/survey-res...
Click here to read the August Newsletter for the CDFA California Financing Roundtable. Your up-to-date financing information.
The California Competes Credits is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California. Tax credit agreements will be negotiated by GO-Biz and approved by a newly created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of GO-Biz, one appointee from the Senate, and one appointee of the Assembly.