Business-friendly Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista has demonstrated a strong commitment to economic growth by investing in the City’s infrastructure, pursuing grants, and standing up an economic development division to guide business owners through the development process, answer general questions, assist with site selection and help with permitting. And when businesses receive their certificate of occupancy, the economic development team remains ready to assist, building a partnership that will last well into the future.

Some of the benefits of locating within Sierra Vista include:

  • Development fee deferrals
  • Fast track permitting and review
  • Expedited plan check
  • Site selection assistance
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Pre-development meetings
  • Workforce development and training reimbursements
  • Foreign trade zone
  • Workforce demographics and average wages
  • Business analysis
  • Small business administration loans
  • Business counseling
  • Industrial development bonds — tax-exempt securities for manufacturing
  • Energy auditing & Rebates
  • Zero interest loans for electrical efficiency upgrades
  • Zero interest facade and fixed-infrastructure improvements loans