Community Development

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Economic Development works to stimulate economic growth in the City of Seaside by attracting new businesses and encouraging growth and prosperity for the existing establishments.

Commercial Space

Looking for a commercial space in Seaside for your business? Your opportunities are only limited by your imagination! 
If you want to develop a site, you can see what's available in Seaside on Oppsites.

Assistance Resources

In addition to Seaside's Economic Development team, the Central Coast Marketing Team and the regional Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce are great resources for business and marketing assistance and ideas.

Regional Development Assistance

The Monterey County Business Council is an alliance of business professionals providing collaborative leadership to help people from business, government, education and the community work together on regional economic development.

Business Counseling

Need business counseling? The CalCoastal Small Business Development Center offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. They have some helpful events for small businesses including several events to be held in Seaside at the Oldemeyer Center  scheduled quarterly. Their counseling services are confidential and free of charge. The SBDC is unable to provide counseling for tax or legal issues, but can provide referrals. The Monterey Bay Economic Partnership has many resources for small businesses including links to funding sources and entrepreneur services.

Financial Hardship

Facing a financial hardship? Since the program's inception in February 2011, Keep Your Home California has provided $1.2 billion in assistance to more than 58,000 California households, each facing a serious financial hardship.


Please visit our Housing webpage for information and resources.
  1. Rick Medina

    Senior Planner
    Phone: +1 (831) 899-6700

  2. Trevin Barber

    Assistant City Manager
    Phone: +1 (831) 718-7066