Quality of Work Life  

People want to shop here, do business here, and employees want to work here – surf or yoga at lunch with a myriad of healthy eating choices.  The quality of life attracts the talented employees you need.

Business Friendly 

Business-friendly City government with a customer-service-oriented staff with a passion to help you succeed.

Helpful Business Organizations  

Our top-notch business support organizations with the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce, Cardiff 101 MainStreet,  Encinitas 101 MainStreet and Leucadia 101 MainStreet 101, have frequent networking events and seminars, and have the tools, contacts, knowledge to get you started and help you grow.

Creative Business Mix 

An eclectic and fun mix of businesses, both old and new, offers something for everyone.


Encinitas has an Amtrak and Coaster rail stop, is transversed with two great north south routes, Highway 5 and the Coast Highway 101, and easy access to Routes 56 and 78 to the east that makes it easy to connect with your suppliers and customers.  The soon-to-be completed Coastal Rail Trail, and great well-paved and nicely landscaped streets and roads make commuting a breeze, whether it be by bicycle, walking, driving or rail. 

Great Weather  

Southern California coastal climate means year-round walkability and tourist attractions, and the coast-close downtown means an easy walk from the business to the beach.

The Arts 

Encinitas is a renowned arts and cultural center of the North Coast.  It is well known that arts and culture tourism drives business success.

Five Communities in One Thriving Coastal City  

Five affluent and educated communities in one with a population of 62,000, and bordering the affluent communities of Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Carlsbad.

Location, Location, Location

A beautiful coastal community with rolling hills and six miles of pristine beaches, Encinitas sits right in the middle of the North San Diego County coast. Clients want to visit your location, and the world famous beaches, San Diego Botanic Garden, golf course and Self Realization Center are just a sample of the great reasons.


Educational opportunities are unparalleled with the very highly rated public schools and a wide array of excellent higher education such as the University of California-San Diego, Cal State San Marcos, University of San Diego, San Diego State and Mira Costa College just a few miles away.

Strong Sense of Community 

What sets Encinitas apart from many cities is the strong sense of community that benefits us in everything we do.  Our businesses know and help each other, and our Chamber of Commerce and 101 Mainstreet organizations work together for the good of all.  As a mid-sized city, Encinitas city staff and officials are engaged and accessible!