Economic Development

The Economic Development Division is responsible for encouraging business investment opportunities and job creation, expanding the City's tax base, and supporting business attraction and retention.

Economic Development Strategic Plan

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In 2023, the City of Cudahy approved an Economic Development Strategic Plan with the goal of transforming the City from a bedroom community into a full-service community with a focus on commercial redevelopment. Among other strategies, this plan included rezoning and the creation of an Entertainment District along Atlantic Boulevard as the City's primary commercial corridor (see image below). 

Over the long term, this rezone will help transition the area from disinvested industrial uses to destination Entertainment District Uses. Any business owners interested in opening a business in our Entertainment District can speak with the Planning Division at [email protected] or (323) 773-5143 for more information on allowed uses and getting started!

Economic Development Strategic Plan Map