City of San Jose

Housed within the City Manager's Office, the Office of Economic Development and Cultural Affairs (OEDCA) leads the implementation of San José’s Economic Strategy by working with other City departments, private businesses, and community partners. OEDCA has four integrated divisions: Business and Economic Development, focused on job creation, business attraction, expansion, and retention; Business Operations, focused on revenue generation, management of city-owned property assets, and the management of property where the City is landlord or tenant, and responsible for the administrative functions of the department. Cultural Affairs, responsible for cultural development in San José; and work2future, the federally funded workforce development program serving Silicon Valley. OEDCA's mission is to catalyze job creation, private investment, revenue generation, talent development and attraction, and a diverse range of arts, cultural and entertainment offerings.