Kern EDC Services

We hope our website offers you many resources and much of the information needed if you are considering expanding or relocating your business, working on workforce development or just keeping up-to-date on economic development in Kern County. When companies and organizations grow and create jobs in Kern County, it benefits everyone in the community.

Kern EDC’s team is well-equipped with the knowledge and enthusiasm that it takes to help create those valuable jobs. We provide no-fee assistance to you, our current and potential clients, so that your company can flourish.

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Site Selection

Through partnerships with the County of Kern, municipalities and real estate professionals, we can identify available property and buildings that will meet your requirements.

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Workforce Development

We provide direct access to educational/vocational training organizations, as well as other local businesses, to help you recruit, hire and train employees.

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We help you find and apply for financial incentives, and connect you with grant and loan professionals.

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Private/Public Sector Synergy

We work closely with the public entities to advocate for businesses. Whether we are helping facilitate the already expedient permitting process, or speaking to the Board of Supervisors on behalf of local companies, our strong relationship with the County and other communities is invaluable.

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We compile demographic data, economic vitality updates and any other important information you need to objectively evaluate Kern County as a viable option for your growing business.