Economic Development

Welcome to Glendora

A great place to live, work and play. 

The City of Glendora
has been recognized as

2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Business-Friendly City Finalist

in Los Angeles County by the
Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)

Most Business Friendly Press Release


"Today in America" with Terry Bradshaw features The City of Glendora.


The Glendora Economic Development Plan focuses on:

•  Business Attraction, Retention and Expansion
•  Maintaining a healthy economic base in the community
•  Creating a centralized information site for prospective tenants or developers

Glendora is “A Great Place to Live, Work and Play". If you are considering starting your business in Glendora, we invite you to review the information provided. The City of Glendora wants to partner with you and see you succeed. If you have any questions regarding the procedure for starting, expanding or relocating your business, please contact Economic Development at 626-914-8292.

Please click here to view the Glendora Economic Action Plan.

Business Assistance Program
The City of Glendora offers a Micro-Enterprise Program and a Small Business Loan to both new and existing business owners.  These programs are structured as a forgivable business loan covering up to 75% of eligible project costs, up to $75,000.

For more information, please call the Economic Development Specialist at (626) 914-8292 or review the following:

                                                  Economic Development Loan/Grant Program

Before Signing a Lease:
If you are interested in starting your business in Glendora, please be sure to check with the Planning and Building Divisions before signing a lease. The business type must fit within the zoning code for the intended site, and the structure on the site must be appropriate for the intended use.

Planning (626) 914-8214, Building (626) 914-8223

For a list of available commercial sites, please click here:

Commercial Property Page

For More Information:

Valerie Escalante

Economic Development Specialist
116 E. Foothill Blvd., Glendora CA 91741
(626) 914-8292