Economic Development 

Learn about business possibilities in San Marcos

Community Economic Profile on San Marcos

San Marcos' economic development program, which focuses on business attraction, retention and expansion, is administered out of the City Manager's office and offers the following services for new and existing San Marcos businesses:

  • Starting a business
  • Demographic statistics 
  • Connecting to other business resources
  • Permitting and development assistance 
  • Site selection assistance 
  • Business liaison services
  • Pre-development meetings 
  • Internship placement 
  • Business expansion 
  • Workforce needs


California Association for Local Economic Development

COVID-19 Business Economic Recovery Plan


International Economic Development Council

San Marcos Chamber of Commerce

San Diego North Economic Development Council

San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

San Diego Workforce Partnership

San Diego Life Changing


Economic Development Economic Development Director
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1050

Tess Sangster
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3120

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