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Economic Development Projects

Storefront Improvement Program

The Storefront Improvement program being offered by San Diego’s Economic Development Department, reimburses business owners half of the cost of improving their storefront, up to $8,000. Café Madeleine took advantage of the opportunity, giving their new location a French inspired charm, where their customers can...

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Access to Capital

Beginning in January the Small Business Development Center  began a collaborated initiative with El Cajon Blvd Business Improvement Association and Civic San Diego bring our small business members Access to Capital. Within the initiative, the SBDC and the El Cajon Blvd BIA  are working closely with...

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Talmadge Gateway

Talmadge Gateway: in partnership with Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation, The City Heights CDC is developing a new property on the corner of Euclid Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard that will serve at risk seniors. In addition to the 60 apartments, there will be retail...

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The Earnest

The Earnest is a new four story mixed-use building is under construction at 30th St and Howard Ave. There will be 39 units of market-rate rental housing with three affordable units on site and ground floor commercial facing 30th. There will be 48 on-site parking spaces...

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The BLVD Mixed-Use Development

"The BLVD" at the corner of Florida Street will accommodate 165 units of one- and two-bedroom apartments, including four live-work living spaces, and two anchor ground floor commercial spaces most likely to be food and beverage focused, along with innovative designs for activating public space. This...

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