Economic Development

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Contra Costa County welcomes your business! Strategically centered in the Northern California mega-region, with easy access to your suppliers and customers, Contra Costa is a business destination full of opportunity. 

Contra Costa County is home to a wide variety of companies and organizations, reflecting the character of the diverse communities of the East Bay. From urban neighborhoods to rural farms, Contra Costa County is large – and we’ll find the perfect spot for your business. You will be in world-class company, as many well-known brands are based here.

Contact Economic Development today to get started in Contra Costa County: 925-674-7869.

Contra Costa County Demographics
Largest Employers
Employment Characteristics



Economic Development Services and Major Projects

The Economic Development office within the Department of Conservation and Development works to encourage investment and job growth within the unincorporated communities of Contra Costa County, and supports efforts of its cities to grow business within their boundaries. Services and projects include: 


Looking for someone to help navigate through available resources, funding, and regulations? These organizations can help:


Contra Costa County Small Business Development Center
West Contra Costa Business Development Center
Sam Pablo Economic Development Corporation


Economic Development Partners

Many divisions of Contra Costa County work closely with Economic Development to support our businesses, including Planning, Application Permit Center, Workforce Development Board, Public Works/Airports, Purchasing, Health Services/Green Business Program, and the Treasurer-Tax Collector



Contra Costa County Demographics
Largest Employers
Employment Summary - March 2018
Contra Costa County Demographics
Largest Employers
Employment Summary - March 2018