Economic Development

Economic Development is the business of growing and supporting business. The Successor Agency oversees several programs to promote healthy business in the City of Arcata. The primary economic development program is our Business Loan program.  The business loan can be used to expand or develop a business in the City of Arcata.

Business of the Year

The Economic Development Committee is currently accepting nominitions for the City of Arcata's 2015 Business of the Year.  The award recognizes businesses that exemplify core values of innovation, resourcefulness, business collaboration, and business practices that support our community and protect the environment.

The nomination form can be found HERE.

Nominations are due by November 5, 2014.  Please take the time to nominate a business that represents the best of Arcata!