Incentives

Overview
The City of Lake Forest is committed to business development. We operate several programs and work with numerous organizations to offer Lake Forest businesses the best possible services and incentives. Click on the images below for more reasons why you should locate your business in Lake Forest.
  1. California First
    CALIFORNIA FIRST
    Commercial PACE allows commercial property owners to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency and seismic improvements for their businesses and multifamily residential projects. The financing is then repaid on property taxes over the course of up to 30 years.
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    Expedited Business Assistance Program
    The City often coordinates meetings with companies and/or their commercial broker at the onset of their location or expansion.
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    G.R.O.W. in Lake Forest
    G.R.O.W. in Lake Forest is a job creation and retention program developed by the City in partnership with the OC One-Stop Center.
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    Manufacturing Incentives
    The State of California offers several business incentive programs that are specific to manufacturing companies.
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    Resource Partners
    The City partners with several organizations in order to provide Lake Forest businesses with the best tools and resources available.
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    State Incentives
    The State of California offers several incentives to businesses looking to locate, stay, or expand in California.