Small Business Assistance

Orange County Economic Development takes a custom approach to business assistance packages, working closely with new and relocating businesses on an individual basis and building a package that will meet that particular business’s needs. The business assistance team at Orange County Economic Development brings a range of expertise and services to each engagement, from site selection and development to employee housing options.

These services are free of charge and include:

  • Provide tailored site selection analysis
  • Develop analysis of current market, economic and demographic conditions
  • Perform custom labor market assessment
  • Provide analysis of utility costs – water, sewer, natural gas, telecommunications, electric power
  • Assist in the creation of custom incentives package
  • Provide information on the cost of living and quality of life
  • Arrange field visits, tours of real estate and meetings with appropriate local business executives and government officials
  • Help to fast-track permitting process
  • Assist in the final details of facility occupancy
  • Announcements and press releases promoting new companies and local expansions