New Business Resources

2nd Street Cinema storefront

As a vibrant, growing city with small-town charm and a dynamic business environment, Beaumont offers numerous advantages to those wishing to establish a new business. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses are vital components of our local economy, creating jobs and fostering a sense of community. 

Beaumont Economic Development welcomes new businesses and supports and assists in their start-up efforts to diversify our community and economy. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or an innovative start-up, the city and Beaumont Economic Development will work with you and answer any questions that you may have.

Some ways we help include site selection, incentives, expedited permitting, connections with local leaders and business representatives, data and statistics, and more. Specialized incentives are also available for businesses wishing to establish in Downtown Beaumont, including incentives for façade improvements, business attraction, and energy efficiency.

Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE)

IECE is dedicated to providing educational and consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners through specialized assistance programs that give advisory, mentoring, and consulting services and entrepreneurial training programs.

  • Inland Empire Women’s Business Center (IEWBC)

  • Family Business Partnership (FBP)

  • Inland Empire Small Farm Initiative (IESFI). 

  • New Business Flowchart (PDF)