The City of Compton is recognized as one of the best places in the Los Angeles region to start and grow a business.
The Office of the City Manager is organized to promote and support a sustainable and viable business environment in order to preserve and expand the City's economy.
It is principally clear that having a healthy and vibrant business climate expands employment opportunities, expands the municipal tax base, and generates the necessary funds to deliver quality public services to all who live, work, and play in the City of Compton.
Program mission, goals and strategies
To consistently build-up and manage commerce by delivering diverse business services vital to entrepreneurial activities in the expansion, retention and attraction of quality goods and services for the Public who live, work and play in the City of Compton.
Core service mission
Expand businesses , by increasing their growth capacity,
Retain businesses, helping fledgling businesses become viable and sustainable,
Attract new businesses, creating an environment of opportunity, designing and, in some cases, going-after incentive programs that draw new businesses to Compton, and
Develop businesses, creating and supporting business start-up strategies that encourage micro and small business formation, training and equipping individuals for self employment.
Business Services Goals
Develop, promote and deliver resources and incentives that help ensure the fiscal health and competitiveness of Compton businesses.
Actively involve the business community in shaping and implementing effective innovative economic development and growth initiatives that will make Compton a world class and next generation City.
Aggressively search out, facilitate and capitalize on future business opportunities that, once realized, will provide City of Compton residents with significant, economic, cultural and social benefits.