Economic Development

Growing Business in Gilroy

With a strategic central location, talented workforce, and outstanding quality of life, Gilroy truly is “A Community with a Spice for Life”—and an ideal place to live, work, and build your business. The City of Gilroy proudly partners with the local business community to drive economic growth and development throughout the region.  

The City of Gilroy is business-friendly and offers a wide range of support services, including one-stop permit processing, permit expediting and financial incentive programs for high sales tax or job-creation businesses.

Economic Growth

Economic growth in Gilroy is driven by a partnership between the city and the business community and is built upon a foundation of innovation and creating opportunity.

A Friendly & Responsive Environment

Gilroy’s Economic Development Staff works directly with businesses as the first link to city government. We anticipate the needs of businesses and maintain a friendly and responsive environment for providing the opportunity, infrastructure, and support network in a changing economy. Gilroy is the ideal location, and we make things work! This is the Gilroy advantage!

Support for Your Business

Whether your business is new or established, we are dedicated to giving your business the support it needs and deserves to thrive.  Clearly, we understand that your success is our success.

Our Mission

We thank you for choosing to look at Gilroy as a potential home for your business and to be a part of the Gilroy business community.  Our mission is to support your business efforts in a way that is meaningful for you. We look forward to serving you and meeting your business development needs.

Our Partners

The city provides funding for the following partner organizations who work in tandem with the city to promote economic development:

The city also works with other community partners such as Gilroy Gardens and the Gilroy Downtown Business Association.