Business Support

Economic Development Department staff is available to answer questions, troubleshoot potential challenges, and guide businesses to the appropriate staff and resources.

Support Network

The City works closely with organizations in supporting the needs of its commercial enterprises with more than 53,000 employees in Pleasanton’s thriving business community.

  • Hacienda, the largest development of its kind in Northern California with 10 million square feet of existing, mixed-use space, is occupied by more than 475 to 550 companies representing small businesses to regional centers, large corporate campuses and company headquarters.
  • The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce represents its membership of small and large companies, advocating for business and promoting economic opportunity. With more than 800 active members, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is a strong partner with the city.
  • Downtown Pleasanton’s Historic District of retail and commercial properties is a certified California Main Street. The Pleasanton Downtown Association manages the business improvement assessment district to support the more than 500 businesses located within the core commercial area and assists the city in developing and promoting a vibrant downtown community.
  • Visit Tri-Valley promotes the Tri-Valley cities in efforts to attract tourism to the area and to our businesses. With a growing wine region, abundant recreational activities, venues for the cultural arts and an array of shopping and dining experiences, Visit Tri-Valley works with the local hospitality industry to expand business opportunities.
  • Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group is a business leadership association working to improve the business climate and quality of life in the Tri-Valley region by creating a hub of innovation in the Tri-Valley that spurs job growth and sustains a healthy economy and a vibrant community.
  • East Bay Economic Development Alliance is a public/private partnership serving the San Francisco East Bay (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties) whose mission is to establish the East Bay as a world-recognized location to grow businesses, attract capital and create quality jobs.