San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) strives to attract and retain companies in the San Diego region. EDC works directly with these companies to assist in their relocation and expansion. Fueled by a diversified, technology-driven economy, San Diego is positioned to achieve sustained economic prosperity. And through a CEO-driven agenda, EDC supports the growth and expansion of these target industries in the region.
EDC is a 41-year-old private, nonprofit corporation. EDC works in partnership with, and receives significant funding from, the City of San Diego. Additional funding is provided by the San Diego Unified Port District, the City of Chula Vista, other cities in the region, and more than 200 private sector investors.
San Diego Regional EDC was recognized for its economic development efforts by CoreNet Global with an "Innovator's Award", in addition to an award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for "Excellence in Economic Development."