CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE
Economic Development Division
Reporting to the
City Manager, the Economic Development
Division is committed to helping local businesses compete and thrive. Successful businesses in our community
create a vibrant environment and generate retail sales
tax revenue needed to support city services. The vision of the Economic Development Division is to preserve and enhance Menlo Park's strong business climate to ensure the City is financially stable and partners with the community in its commitment to improve the quality of life.
Situated on The Peninsula, Menlo Park is
conveniently located between San Francisco and San Jose. The
City of Menlo Park is home to a wide range of businesses
including local community serving and export oriented businesses. Businesses include such familiar
names as Flegel's Furniture, Kepler's Books, Draegers Market, Facebook, Tesla Motors, Office Max, SRI
and the U.S. Geological Survey. To accommodate these
and many other enterprises, business parks are located
in both the east and west ends of the City near Interstate
280 and the Bayshore Freeway.