Doing business: Demographics and Business Tips
Located in the heart of Downtown Pasadena, the Playhouse District is surrounded with excitement and momentum.
The Playhouse District is home to employers including telecommunications firms, financial services, and one-of-a kind businesses.
This vibrant, accessible community is a great place to work, with over 42 restaurants, bars, and coffee shops within close proximity of museums, bookstores, and movie theatres.
Utilize many of the resources below to help get your business off the ground.
The Enterprise Zone Designation adds to the allure of opening or relocating a business to Pasadena. Their business-friendly environment, significant tax credit savings, and local permit fee waivers help reduce the cost of doing business and offer great living opportunities for employees.
Develop essential tools needed for your business. The City of Pasadena Planning and Development Department, Foothill Workforce Investment Board, and the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce offer free monthly workshops to business owners, managers, and sales staff.