Interested in Growing a New or Existing Business in Los Angeles County

LAEDC’s Business Assistance team offers confidential, no cost or obligation services to:

Permit Assistance:

  • Expediting, and navigating and fast-tracking the permitting cycle (Department of Public Works, Fire Department, Sanitation, Health Department, Building & Safety, Air Quality Management District, and much more)

Lean Processes and Cost Containment:

  • Identification of resources for business efficiency and cost containment

Workforce Development:

  • Funding and training resources on both County, State and Federal level to help offset the cost of hiring and training

 Utility Incentives and Programs:

  • Local utility programs; energy rebates, energy efficiency programs, energy audits to reduce utility expenses

 Access to Capital: 

  • Government and private-sector programs, short-term loans or non-traditional financing options to acquire or refurbish facilities and provide working capital to sustain your growth.


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LAEDC’s Business Assistance Team Consulting Services

Sample of Services the Business Assistance team offers at no cost or obligation: 

  • Identify business needs and factors impacting firm’s sustainability and resiliency
  • Strategic business advisory and technical assistance consulting services
  • Identify the Los Angeles region’s prominent traded industry cluster partners and resources best suited to address firm’s needs and resolve challenges
  • Expense reduction analysis with review of firm’s current operations and desired future state goals
  • Review company’s current risk management portfolio to identify areas for more effective coverage, premium reduction and/or management of open claims for Workers’ Compensation, Property & Casualty Insurance, Health and Benefits Insurance Packages, just to name a few.

Need Help?

LAEDC’s Business Assistance team has access to a variety resources to help grow and expand your business in L.A. County.

Click here to contact the right Business Assistance team member in your area today.

Opening a unique coffee roaster in LA’s Arts District boiled down to getting simultaneous approvals from 13 different city departments, a tall order for any business. The LAEDC and WIB went to work for us, creating a fast and workable solution that let us go from design through construction in under eight months.

Tyler Stonebreaker
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