Economic Development- September
City of Casa Grande Cares Program

Casa Grande CARES was launched to financially assist local (City) businesses and federally recognized non-profits that have been negatively impacted by the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Executive Order issued by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

The program provided a one-time reimbursement up to $10,000 to qualifying applicants for rent, mortgage, utilities expenses and/or the purchase of personal protective equipment for a three-month period. Qualifying expense periods were either March-April-May or April-May-June. Applications were accepted from August 12 through September 11. Overall, 35 businesses and non-profits received about $190,000 in financial aid.

VIDEO | Lucid Air Unveiled 
Lucid's Manufacturing Plant continues to take shape

Construction of the Lucid Motors Manufacturing facility continues to progress rapidly towards its targeted completion goal of this December. The excitement surrounding Lucid Motors continues to build as the Lucid Air set new records in performance including longest range, most aero-efficient, most comprehensive sensor suite (Dream Drive), quickest ¼ mile, fastest charging, class leading interior space and largest trunk ever offered in a production EV. All of these, and its incredible design, is helping to solidify the Lucid Air as the next generation luxury electric sedan and the heir apparent to Tesla.

Video | Construction Progress
Introducing the 2021 Lucid Air

Production details for the highly anticipated Lucid Air were unveiled at Dream Ahead, a global web broadcast from our Silicon Valley headquarters. Having already set new industry benchmarks in the EV and luxury segments in key areas related to performance, efficiency, and design, deliveries of this new pure-electric luxury sedan will start in Spring of 2021. Read more...
The General Plan 2030 is our community’s guide to how we manage those influences so Casa Grande continues to offer a “Growing Horizon” to all its residents and businesses. Please take a few moments to explore the General Plan Webpages. On these pages you will find information about our community today and what we expect will influce how our community looks and feels over the coming decades. Please review and comment on Casa Grande's draft plan today.
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Attesa Motorsports Submits Plans for First Racing Circuit
CASA GRANDE — Engineers and survey crews are out placing stakes in the ground at Attesa. Plans submitted to the county will soon be public and (hopefully) approved. We are finally about to build the best racing complex in Arizona. Read more...

The track will be built in phases with the first track showcasing 16 turns over the 2 mile long course. Phase 1B will extend the track to 2.4 miles and include 19 turns. Both tracks are to have high-speed variants reducing the number of turns to suit the needs of members and guests. The complex will offer private memberships, driver training and local and national racing events. Read more...

Welcome to
Casa Grande!
Casa Grande Welcomes New Businesses to Our Community!
Arizona Native
Lotions and Soaps

Offers hand crafted soaps and lotions that are 100% Natural. No chemicals. They just moved downtown, located at 108 W 2nd St. Visit online.
Clean Freak
Car Wash

Fast. Friendly. Clean Freak Car Wash® is changing the way you wash your car, located at
1550 N. Pinal Ave.
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Strategies for Success Consulting, PC

We support your mind, body and wellness to help you thrive and live a healthier, meaningful life. Located at:
1179 E. Cottonwood, Ln #7.
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Projects On the Horizon
Two construction men working on top of building
Quick Summary of Projects Underway in Our Community

  • Best Western (NEC Henness/ Florence), 68-room hotel – Currently under construction

  • Holiday Inn and Convention Center (east-side Camino Mercado), 116 rooms – Planning entitlement approved for zoning and site plan

  • Hampton Inn (NWC of Camino Mercado/Florence) 92-room hotel – Major site plan has been approved by Planning Commission

  • Firestone east of Circle K at SEC Pottebaum/Florence. Major site plan, conditional use permit, and landscape plan have been approved by the Planning Commission. 

  • Scott Communities 307 lot single family home development Arroyo Grande- Site development work has commenced.

  • Richmond American Homes 77 single family home sites in Villago. All planning entitlement approved. 

  • Development of a 203-unit manufactured home park NWC O’Neil/Casa Grande – Site development has commenced with all approvals secured

  • A Major Site plan has been approved by the Planning Commission for a 284 unit apartment complex on El Camino Mercado

  • Zone change for a 20-unit apartment complex near NWC Pottebaum and Florence was approved by the City Council, next step is Major site plan   

  • Zone change for a 49-acre manufactured home/RV park SWC Kortsen/Casa Grande was approved by the City Council, next step is Major site plan 

Casa Grande Sets New High for Single Family Home Permits in August
The City of Casa Grande's Community Development Department processed 147 single family (SF) permits this past month bringing the total number of SF permits to 704 year-to-date (TYD). This is already more than was processed all last year (569). 
Business Resources
The Small Business Collaborative (SBC)

website is a clearinghouse for online webinars, videos, training courses and other resources offered by the Central Arizona College, Chambers of Commerce, Small Business Development Center and other state, regional and national organizations. Ultimately, the SBC goal is to support small businesses through times of crisis and hardship while also helping them to grow stronger and more profitable. 

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SBDC Launches Mastermind Training Series

The Central Arizona SBDC just completed a 10 week Crisis Management Mastermind Training Series for small businesses. During this time, they worked with 7 clients in an effort to help them work through the damage that the pandemic has done to their business and create a plan for moving forward. They held weekly group sessions and bi-weekly one on ones with each business. Topics of discussion included conducting a profitability review and re-negotiating contracts. During the span of this series, these small businesses were able to obtain just over $603,000 in disaster loan funding and help save 39 jobs.

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About Casa Grande is Open for Business

This page is made possible by the Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce, APS and the City of Casa Grande. The partnership created this website for the purpose of letting YOUR customers/clients know about the hours and days your business is open and how they can reach you. Our website is designed as a community service and it is FREE; open to all local businesses and no membership is required. We just want all of our local customers/clients to know that Casa Grande Is Open For Business. It is not too late to have your business listed on our website.

Help for Local Businesses!
(For additional information, click on the links below)
Arizona Commerce Authority (Financial Support, Workforce, & More)
Small Business Administration
Facebook Small Business Grants Program
Arizona @ Work (Employees)
Arizona @ Work (Employers)
  • Arizona@Work can assist companies who are either temporarily hiring or laying off employees during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Goodwill Arizona (Job seekers)
  • Can assist with resumes, cover letters, online applications, online job search, and even assistance with access to resources like transportation, clothing, food, and shelter.
Local First
National Restaurant Association
Office of Tourism- Immediate Employment Opportunities

Community Resources
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