Welcome to Milpitas . . . life @ your pace

econ_logo_defaultWe move at the speed of business to help keep your project on track and on time. We also take pride in “linking opportunities for commerce and community”. Helping our businesses grow and succeed, increasing our job base for residents and improving the economic well being and quality of life for all.

Milpitas Economic Development is networked to other agencies locally, regionally and across the state. We make it our business to know what’s going on, promoting opportunities for economic and business development.

The Milpitas Advantage

Professional Business Climate:

Attracting and retaining good businesses and jobs are top priorities for Milpitas. Our city environment fosters collaboration, competition and choice. Milpitas’ Economic Development has a close working relationship with each city department to coordinate the right team of experts to meet your needs.

Permitting Assistance:

Economic development staff can meet with you at the planning stage to discuss development issues and regulatory requirements for your project.


Milpitas is the only city in the Bay Area with a transportation hub with an enviable infrastructure of roads, railways and runways.

Great Business Value:

Milpitas offers the advantages of a metropolitan location with value-priced land, labor and cost of doing business. The abundance of industrial and commercial properties ready for development creates attractive real estate prices relative to the rest of Silicon Valley; including a full variety of zoning for light manufacturing, high tech research and development, industrial production and office-based business. Housing – From entry level to executive homes, Milpitas offers a variety of housing stock in suburban and rural settings.

Milpitas Economic Development maintains the best database of available commercial and industrial land and buildings in Milpitas searchable 24 x 7 on the Internet for free. We can find you the right location at the right price, right now. Whatever your business needs, we can facilitate the business-to-business connection.

Contact Us

For City of Milpitas administration questions please contact the executive offices main line at (408) 586-3051.

   Steve McHarris, Deputy City Manager
   Phone: (408) 586-3054
   Email: smcharris@ci.milpitas.ca.gov