What We Do
The Economic Development Division fosters new business development activities and business retention within the City to provide economic stability. With expertise in commercial and industrial real estate, financing, economic data, entrepreneurship, and marketing, our office provides clients with the resources they need to thrive. The City’s emphasis on economic development translates to tailored business assistance programs and a progressive and highly trained professional staff. Our “Pro-Business” philosophy and “Can Do” attitude provides our business community with a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
The Economic Development Division is responsible for assisting with the unwinding of the former Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Banning. The Division oversees the Oversight Board and all related functions required under AB X126 and AB1484.
The Department Manager also serves as the City’s Public Information Officer responsible for all public outreach, dissemination of information to local and regional media groups, and press releases on City related activity.