Economic Development


Palm Springs is the business and employment center of the Western Coachella Valley. The City of Palm Springs has over 6,500 business licenses, of which 1,700 firms employ more than 24,000 people. Health services, distribution, business services and retail trade account for the top employment sectors in Palm Springs.  To learn more about the Palm Springs business climate click here for economic and demographic reports.

Opening A Business - click here for specific information and numerous resource links to guide you in getting started.  Click here to find the available properties for lease or for sale.  Click here for information about available industrial/commercial property located at the Palm Springs International Airport.

Are you starting a new business or need help forming a business entity or finding resources to grow your business?  Check Tools for Business Success – the one-stop online business resource site with access to hundreds of resource tools to help you succeed.    For individual and confidential free consulting services check in with the Coachella Valley’s Small Business Development Center and learn about the programs and services available to help existing and start-up businesses grow and contribute to the region’s economic vitality. 

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PS Vision 2015-2016

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 Community & Economic Development
General Information: (760) 323-8259

Cathy Van Horn
Community & Economic Development
Economic Development Administrator

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