This will be the single most important Community Update and call to action the Economic Development Department has written this year. College of the Desert previously promised Cathedral City that it would build the $28.5...
Focus is a curious thing. What we focus on largely determines what we see(1). Some focus on the negative, while many more focus on the positive. Thankfully, focus is a choice. As we look back on 2021, we see a vibrant community that, while impacted by COVID-19, has not only survived but is thriving. From an economic development standpoint, Cathedral City’s Planning, Engineering, and Economic Development Departments have facilitated an incredible amount of development over the last years.
Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) is supporting the Voice of the Entrepreneur survey being conducted by the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at California State University San Bernardino. The purpose of this survey is to capture the unique perspective of Inland Empire entrepreneurs, including those in the Coachella Valley.
During the July 26, 2021 Cathedral City City Council meeting, the Council voted unanimously to require masks be worn by all individuals in the City. This action was taken to slow the spread of the virus and hopefully avoid the potential debilitating impacts of State-imposed closures. Please help the Cathedral City community, your employees, and your customers stay healthy and our economy remained open by complying with the above and attached.
As the Economic Development Director of Cathedra City, I value your investment and participation in our community. Please allow me this opportunity to share with you about an important City update concerning the recent and rapid increase of the number of coronavirus cases and its consequential community spread. Below is information all businesses and customers need to act upon in order to keep our residents safe and our businesses open.
In our last Economic Development Community Update, we discussed decreasing COVID-19 numbers and the opportunity1 we, as a community, have in rebuilding our community and economy stronger than ever before. We reviewed a World Economic Forum article titled "Rebuilding after COVID-19 shouldn't mean going back to how things were,"2 which outlined how a new normal could look.
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The Small Business Administration has begun accepting applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The application portal will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted.
With Riverside County's recent change to the Orange Tier, our economy is already showing signs of recovery! Our economic success will only occur if we each do our part by keeping the coronavirus infection rates down; shopping local within Cathedral City; and and getting vaccinated so that we can reach herd immunity responsibly.
Beyond the community’s gallant efforts to come out of the pandemic stronger than when we entered, great things have occurred on the development front. During a drive through our Downtown Arts and Entertainment District, one...