What we do
The Department of Commerce helps businesses—large and small—thrive in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is the perfect home for your business, offering:
- Reasonable office rents and cost of living.
- A ready workforce.
- A central location on the Northeast corridor.
We work to:
- Attract and keep a diverse set of businesses.
- Revitalize neighborhoods by building vibrant commercial districts.
- Support small businesses and improve access to funding.
- Develop a strong talent pipeline.
- Increase contracting opportunities for minority, women, and disabled-owned businesses.
Information and resources are available for businesses affected by COVID-19. Find them here.
We recognize that businesses in Philadelphia—and around the country—are especially impacted by the spread of COVID-19 in Philadelphia.
Please fill out this brief survey to tell us how your business is being impacted by COVID-19.
The survey is available in the following languages: