Ideas + Action for a Thriving Central Coast

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A dozen+ cities, three commercial airports serving 9 destinations, a handful of world-class universities and community colleges and unparalleled quality of life. The Central Coast affords everything you need for growing your business.

See for yourself, with robust data about our demographics, labor force, industry clusters, talent pool, available sites and buildings and more.

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Road to recovery

Join us for the unveiling of a coordinated portfolio of research on COVID-19’s impacts on the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County economies.

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A new chapter

We’re now a single organization focused on strengthening the region’s economy, with the EVC carrying forward under the umbrella of REACH.

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Data central

Our robust new data tools offer a range of demographic and business intelligence for growing your business on the Central Coast.


Key Industries

These industries are key drivers of the Central Coast economy, with opportunity for additional growth and high-quality, future-oriented jobs.


Help us build a stronger Central Coast