Sierra Vista Arizona is a business friendly city

Business Friendly Environment


Sierra Vista has demonstrated our commitment to economic growth by putting our dollars behind our beliefs. Our economic development division will usher you through the development process, answering general questions, assisting with site selection and helping with permitting. And when you receive your certificate of occupancy, we will continue to assist with your needs, building a partnership that will last well into the future.

Some of the benefits of locating within Sierra Vista include:

  • Development fee deferrals
  • Fast track permitting and review
  • Expedited plan check
  • Site selection assistance
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Pre-development meetings
  • Workforce development and training reimbursements
  • Foreign trade zone
  • Workforce demographics and average wages
  • Business analysis
  • Small business administration loans
  • Business counseling
  • Industrial development bonds — tax-exempt securities for manufacturing
  • Energy auditing & Rebates
  • Zero interest loans for electrical efficiency upgrades
  • Zero interest facade and fixed-infrastructure improvements loans