The City of Lynwood is accelerating its efforts to help existing businesses and attract new businesses to our City.
Eight businesses in the City have been approved for $20,000 each to improve the exterior of their businesses. This commercial façade program is funded by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the federal stimulus bill to help the country recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The businesses applied for the funding and the work is expected to begin soon.
“I’m very pleased we've launched the Commercial Façade Program. It's a great opportunity for Lynwood small business owners to enhance security measures and improve the appearance of their storefronts.” said Mayor Oscar Flores.” Thanks to our Community Development Department staff for helping to manage funds and identify work that will benefit our community by improving the environment around small businesses in Lynwood.”
In addition, the City of Lynwood is actively looking for businesses to relocate to our city. A new brochure has been completed that speaks to all of the benefits our City offers a business including “exceptional quality of life, excellent location with well-managed municipal services and a business-friendly environment.”
The brochure highlights a brief history and data about our City in addition to city projects like the Commercial Façade Grants Programs and business improvement district plans for the City’s commercial corridors, in addition to a list of available commercial properties available for sale and lease. We composed an Economic Development brochure that includes a brief
“We will use the brochure as a tool at meetings, conventions and other opportunities to share with business owners the many reasons they should consider Lynwood as their place of business,” said Gabriel Linares, Lynwood Community Development Director. “This will help in our efforts to attract growth, success and prosperity to Lynwood.”