Over 750 New Businesses Open in Santa Monica

April 4, 2022 3:28 PM
by Jennifer Taylor

The City of Santa Monica has approved over 750 new business permits in the past year across multiple industries:  health and wellness, restaurants, and retail to name a few. These new businesses are a welcome and vital addition to Santa Monica after the devastating effects the COVID-19 pandemic had on our community and is a promising sign that Santa Monica is moving forward on its economic recovery. Remember, $7 out of every $10 spent locally has a tremendous benefit to our community and delivers vital services through our libraries, public safety, and schools. New businesses are encouraged to share information about their business with the community by tagging @BuyLocalSM and using the hashtag #BuyLocalSM.  Let’s Buy Local, Santa Monica! 

Downtown Santa Monica  

Santa Monica Place 

Main Street 

Montana Avenue 

Ocean Park 

Pico Boulevard 

Other Districts 

Authored By

Jennifer Taylor
Economic Development Manager


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