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Rafferty in the Home Stretch at 401 N. Main St. in Santa Ana

Following two years of construction in Downtown Santa Ana, the Toll Brothers are putting the finishing touches on Rafferty, a new mixed-use development. The project consists of two buildings that will feature 218 rental apartments, 328 parking spaces, and 12,000+ square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Apartment spaces feature a mix of studios, one, and two-bedroom floor plans. Visit the leasing website here.

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Business Resources

$5,000 Small Business Start-up Grants

Now Accepting Applications


The Small Business Incentive Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for start-up microenterprises in Santa Ana. Businesses must have 5 or less employees including owners, be within the 3 years of start-up, and in compliance with all City regulations. Business owner income limits apply.

This Grant program is made possible with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Click Here to Apply


Attend our FREE Job Fair!

Join the Santa Ana Work Center at the Orange County Job Fair on February 16, 10a.m. - 12p.m. at Saddleback High School, 2802 S. Flower St., Santa Ana CA 92707. Last year’s job fair was a tremendous success, hosting 70-80 local employers who offered over 5,000 positions spanning from entry-level to highly skilled opportunities.

Don’t miss this chance to connect with potential employers and explore various career paths.

Job Seekers Registration

Employers Registration

OC Restaurant Week

Calling All Foodies

Orange County Restaurant Week returns Sunday, March 3 through Saturday, March 9, highlighting 16 Santa Ana restaurants. Diners spanning the county are invited to explore Santa Ana, with its noteworthy historic sitespublic art, and museums, while celebrating its local dining establishments’ unique menus and creative cocktails. During OC Restaurant Week, diners have the opportunity to partake in a variety of Prix-Fixe Menus, ranging from $15 to $25 for lunch and $25 to $45 for dinner, which can be found here.

Santa Ana Visitors Guide

New Visitors Guide Available

Plan your next visit to Downtown Orange County with Travel Santa Ana's 2024 Visitors Guide!

Quick Highlights:

📌 Legendary Locals

📌 Public Art Guide

📌 Popular Venues

📌 Culinary Passport

📌 Hotels

and more!

Printed and digital versions can be requested here.

New Businesses

And Broth

Green Olive

Gully Burger

MainPlace Mall

Available Properties

Industrial Site

922 - 926 S. Lyon St.

Property Highlights:

  • For sale or lease

  • Approximately 115,895 SF of secure industrial

  • Approximately 29,490 SF of Warehouse & Office

  • West of the 55 Freeway


Michael J. Bouma

[email protected]

Formerly 7-Eleven

700 N. Main St.

Property Highlights:

  • Sublease

  • Less than 1 mile from the I-5, 22, and 55 freeways

  • Highly trafficked location at corner of Main St. & Civic Center Drive

  • Near government, medical, retail centers, and restaurants


Jaimie Marchand

[email protected]

To market your property for sale or lease, and to inquire about available sites in Santa Ana for your business, please contact the Economic Development Team at (714) 647-5477 or [email protected]

The City of Santa Ana's team of Economic Development Specialists are here to assist you with tools and resources for your business.

For information about the City’s incentives, workforce training programs, site selection assistance, navigating City licenses and permits, and other services and programs, please visit our website.

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City of Santa Ana | Community Development Agency

Economic Development Division

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