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San Francisco is the innovation capital of the world. OEWD supports the City's ongoing economic vitality by strengthening its neighborhoods, businesses, commercial corridors, and workforce. Our goal is to ensure that the City will always be one of the best places on the planet to live, work and play.

Mayor Lee Celebrates San Francisco's
Innovative Companies

 

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Piers 30-32 Project


The Warriors announced their plan to build a premiere sports and entertainment arena on the waterfront in San Francisco in time for the 2017-2018 NBA season. The privately financed arena will be located at Piers 30-32 on San Francisco Bay, set amongst beautiful new waterfront public spaces. For more info., visit www.sfgov.org/piers3032.
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Mayor Lee's 17 Point Jobs Plan

Mayor Lee with the first class of TechSF Students
Mayor Lee's plan for creating jobs and promoting smart economic growth and development for San Francisco More.

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Gross Receipts Tax Information


Business Taxes are changing in San Francisco. Starting this year, the City will phase in a Gross Receipts Tax and reduce the Payroll Expense Tax over the next five years. In May, all businesses will also see changes to their business registration Fees. These changes were approved by voters in Nov. 2012 and are being implemented by the Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector. For more information on the changes, please visit sfbiztax.org
 

 

 

 

 

WHY SAN FRANCISCO?


Whether you are a local resident starting a small business, an international corporation opening an American headquarters, or a medium sized company considering expansion, San Francisco is the ideal location.  OEWD can help. ___________________________________________________
BUILDING SAN FRANCISCO


Mayor Lee gave a presentation at the SF Business Times' Structures event in September 2013. This presentation covers current development projects along with projects that are being planned for future development in our city. To see the Mayor's speech that accompanied this presentation click here.

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICES 
Check here for a list of OEWD's public meetings.
Go to Notices

 

 

 


NEWS & EVENTS
Mayor Announces Major Expansion of LinkedIn
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Plaza Program Open House
Join us Tuesday 4/22/14 6p-7:30p! more
Mayor Lee Launches Pilot Program to Help Long-Term Unemployed
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Unemployment Hits Record Low 4.8%
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Mayor Lee Outlines Bold 2014 Agenda
Sets Bold Affordability Agenda more
New Neighborhood Investments Efforts Announced in Chinatown and Little Saigon
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Legislation Introduced to Support Manufacturing Sector and Light Industrial Businesses
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City Awarded for Economic Development, Community Building & Job Creation policies in Central Market
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TAKE A TOUR OF CENTRAL MARKET

Find out more about whats happening on Central Market by checking out this "tour" we put together(pdf).
 

Quarterly Dashboard

OEWD releases a quarterly dashboard that succinctly summarizes trends, and accomplishments in the city.  Check out the reports here.
 

ECONOMIC STRATEGY 

In 2004, voters passed Prop I which called on the City to develop a long-term Economic Development Plan for the City and update it regularly. The first strategy was released in 2007. OEWD in partnership with the Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) are updating the Economic Strategy in 2013.  For more information click here.
 
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