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Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Gilroy Economic Development page.

Economic growth in Gilroy is driven by a partnership between the City and the business community and is built upon a foundation of innovation and creating opportunity.

Gilroy’s Economic Development Staff works directly with businesses as the first link to City government. We anticipate the needs of businesses and maintain a friendly and responsive environment for providing the opportunity, infrastructure and support network in a changing economy. Gilroy is the ideal location, and we make things work! This is the Gilroy Advantage!

Whether your business is new or established, we are dedicated to giving your business the support it needs and deserves to thrive.  Clearly, we understand that your success is our success.

We thank you for choosing to look at Gilroy as a potential home for your business and to be a part of the Gilroy business community.  Our mission is to support your business efforts in a way that is meaningful for you. We look forward to serving you and meeting your business development needs.

Economic Development Administrators

Lee Butler
Development Center Manager
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy
(408) 846-0211

Rick Smelser
City Engineer
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy
(408) 846-0260

Kristi Abrams
Community Development Director
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy
(408) 846-0467
Tom Haglund
City Administrator
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy
(408) 846-0203