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HCD Announces 3 New Enterprise Zones: Anaheim, Harbor Gateway and Santa Clarita Valley

HCD has announced three winners of the most recent round of Enterprise Zone applications. As reported here earlier, HCD received seven applications for two open slots. But with the application of two zones that have not yet expired, the total possible new designations climbed to four. The following is from the Department’s press release: – […]

Shafter Enterprise Zone Expires Today

The Shafter Enterprise Zone expires today, October 3, 2010 after 15 years of designation.

HCD Received Seven Applications for 2010

According to an HCD official, they received seven applications for the two available Enterprise Zone slots in 2010. The applicants were: 1. Anaheim Enterprise Zone 2. Antelope Valley Zone 3. Desert Communities Enterprise Zone 4. Los Angeles Harbor Gateway Communities Enterprise Zone 5. Madera County Enterprise Zone 6. Santa Clarita Valley Enterprise Zone 7. Victor […]

Who Wants to be a Zone in 2010?

The deadline to submit applications to HCD to become a new Enterprise Zone in 2010 is Sept. 15. There are only two openings, so the competition will be significant. The two expiring zones are Lindsay and Shafter; of course, Lindsay is part of the new Sequoia Valley zone and therefore won’t apply for a new […]

Santa Clarita Wants New Zone

According to this article in The Signal, Santa Clarita and the County of Los Angeles will attempt to pull off the same maneuver Sacramento used last year to create a new, larger Enterprise Zone. If successful in applying for a new zone, they would prematurely opt to expire the current Santa Clarita zone and enable […]

New Enterprise Zone Application for Designation Guidebook for 2010

The 2010 Enterprise Zone application round officially starts today with HCD’s publication of the new application guidebook. There are two zones expiring this year, and the deadline to submit applications is 9/15/2010.

Will There Be An Imperial County EZ?

Last month I reported on a movement to combine the Imperial Valley and Calexico Enterprise Zones into a single regional zone for Imperial County. That proposal, apparently, is not without controversy. From the

The Next Round of New Zone Designations

Pending legislation notwithstanding, two Enterprise Zones are scheduled to expire in 2010, Lindsay and Shafter.  Another two, Antelope Valley and Watasonville, will be expiring in early 2012.  After that, there will not be another opportunity to apply for a new zone designation until the Stanislaus County EZ expires in 2020. The City of Lindsay is […]

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