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Start your Construction Business

Construction-Toolkit-Cover-PageIf you are considering opening a contracting business, be sure to check out our Construction Business Toolkit for useful information on:

  • Obtaining your Contractor's License
  • Rules and Requirements for Opening a Contracting Businesses
  • Launching your Business

  • Download the Construction Business Toolkit

    Local and National Construction Trends

    From 2017 to 2019, the Construction industry experienced a 16% surge in growth – faster than the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national projection of 12% over 10 years – generating a value of $27.3B in regional gross domestic product. Presently, the construction industry compromises 7.3% of all businesses in Sonoma County and 5.11% of total sales, selling approximately $2M worth of goods and services in 2019 alone. The industry is projected to grow by another 10.5% in the next 5 years. 

    Source: Emsi, Esri, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

    Get Connected

    Networking is a great way to connect with other business owners and learn about the latest news and trends. Following is a list of local trade associations in Sonoma County you will want to check out.

    Contact Information

    Economic Development Board
    Business Hours
    Monday – Friday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Contact us by Phone
    141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
    Santa Rosa, CA 95401