Economic Development
Economic Development involves anything related to improving the local economy - business, residential, shopping, and tourism.  

The City of Corcoran and Corcoran Redevelopment Agency are focused on encouraging healthy growth of the existing businesses and industries in Corcoran and attracting new business and industry to the community.  The importance placed on this effort is such that the City Manager and the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Agency are lead staff persons for this activity.  They work closely with the City Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board along with the City and County-wide agencies listed below to facilitate economic growth and vitality.

Our efforts include assisting businesses find a site and navigate through the development process, helping businesses to retain and expand operations, partnering with developers on quality developments, and marketing the city to the world.  We partner with citizens - residents and businesses, the Chamber of Commerce, and Kings Economic Development Corportation to name a few.

Contact us for Economic Development ideas, questions, or complaints, and we'll be glad to assist. Thanks.

For businesses or individuals who wish to find out more about economic development opportunities in Corcoran, please contact:

Kindon Meik, City Manager/Community Development Director, extension 230    

Enterprise Zone

The City of Corcoran is part of the 2008-2023 Kings County Enterprise Zone, which provides State tax credits to qualified employees which can be worth in excess of $30,000 per employee.  Additionally, some businesses will qualify for sales and use tax credits on qualified equipment.

Business Park

The City of Corcoran owns a variety of lots in its business park ready for your business to build.  Lots are available in various sizes.  Please call (559) 992-2151 Ext. 228 for additional information. 


Community Profile 

Kings Economic Development Corporation


John S. Lehn President/CEO 559-585-3536
Jay Salyer Economic Development Manager 559-585-7393
Steve Stone Loan Coordinator 559-585-3578
Neil Williams Business Retention Consultant 559-585-6696