Economic Development Department

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Department head: Kim Walesh

200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, Ca 95113

(408) 535-8181

The city government sees the task of driving a competitive economy as one of its key functions, and several entities are focused on the goals of catalyzing job creation, private investment, and revenue generation.

Business Development helps companies locate, expand and thrive in San José. Learn more at

Regional Workforce Development provides services to businesses and job seekers in San José and South Santa Clara County.

Real Estate Services manages the city’s real estate assets to support projects and generate revenue.

The Office of Cultural Affairs promotes and develops the arts in San José, and manages outdoor special events.

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