The Economic Development Growth Enterprise

  • Creating A Strong Economy...
    Right Here In San Mateo!
  • Infrastructure • Innovation
    Awareness • Connection
  • “Voice of start-ups in San Mateo
    is the EDGE”

Infrastructure • Innovation • Awareness • Connection

The EDGE is an economic development and growth initiative created by business owners in 2010 to drive the sustained vitality of the business community located on the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula. It serves as a dynamic, knowledgeable catalyst that accelerates the growth of existing businesses and the formation of new ones. It fosters collaboration and communication among all constituencies critical to ensuring a vital business community that remains relevant to all businesses throughout the next decade and well beyond.

North Peninsula R& D & Industrial 2Q16 Report

Right Here in

San Mateo

Get Involve, 2017 Innovation Week

The report gives a survey of competitive office, R&D, industrial and warehouse buildings that are presently available on the market and also space which is believed to come onto the market in the foreseeable future.


A great diverse business base, beautiful neighborhoods and parks, colleges and universities within a 30 mile radius,3 major airports, excellent public transportation.

San Mateo Innovation Week celebrates the spirit of creativity, productivity and innovation in San Mateo.  With a national spotlight on the internationally celebrated “Maker Faire".

CSM in Your Community—Boosting Business

Since its inception in 1922, the San Mateo Community College District has been actively involved in supporting and educating the small business community of San Mateo County. In 2012, when an opportunity arose to open a dedicated Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for San Mateo County, it was a “no-brainer.”


PHOTO:  Robert Shoffner, director of the San Mateo Small Business Development Center (SBDC) with Elsa Alvarez, owner of Snacks Antojitos Mexicanos in downtown San Mateo. Elsa worked with an SBDC advisor to improve sales and add jobs.


CSM Spring 2017 Schedule of Classes

Downtown San Mateo Parking

There are approximately 3,000 paid public parking spaces to provide Downtown customers the flexibility to run errands, relax over a leisurely lunch, work a full day, or enjoy their time in San Mateo. Downtown parking permits are also available to business owners, employees, and residents who require all-day parking.

Water Conservation Regulations for City of San Mateo

The City of San Mateo’s water supply is provided by Cal Water, a private water supplier that provides water to 21 districts in California. Cal Water is responsible for developing and enforcing the compliance plan to meet the State regulations. Cal Water filed its draft Schedule 14.1 with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on April 28, 2015. Cal Water’s Schedule 14.1, which goes into effect on June 1, 2015, provides for household and business water budgets and associated enforcement measures to reduce water use in its districts.

2016   |   The EDGE: Economic Development Growth Enterprise

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