Business Development

Starting a Small Business/Restaurant in Tracy

The City of Tracy wants to be your partner for business development and growth in the community.  A business owner that is well prepared to perform a business start-up in our City, is more likely to succeed in its operation after the grand opening ribbon is cut.  The City of Tracy’s goal is to see…

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Livermore Lab Triples Spending In Tracy

The economic impact of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Tracy increased across a number of key categories in FY15. LLNL spending on goods and services in Tracy more than tripled and the payroll of employees living in Tracy topped $60 million for the first time. $3.7 million spent on goods and services in Tracy Total…

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Business Startup Checklist

Step 1: Develop a Business Plan A business plan is your guide for developing your business. It assists you in analyzing the feasibility of a new business. It is a MUST if you intend to secure a loan, but should be developed even if you will not. Step 2: Consult with Necessary Professionals Accountant Attorney…

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Growing Your Business Through the Right Participation

The Value of Participation I am sure you’ve heard it all before; You get what you put out. While there is truth in the fact that you will reap benefits by becoming active in any facet of your life that you are looking to grow, I am here to tell you that participation is not…

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5 Tips To Compete For Government Subcontract

When you think of federal contracts, you think of big names, like Bechtel, Lockheed Martin and Northrup Grumman. What you probably don’t know is that small businesses alone generated more than $83 billion in revenue through federal contracts in FY13. But many small business owners aren’t sure how to navigate the complicated world of federal…

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