Doing Business

Old Pasadena offers an ideal environment for success -- a central location with immediate freeway and airway access; a built-in, high-quality client base; and world-class amenities. For more information on starting a business or relocating to Old Pasadena, please refer to the following resources.

The City of Pasadena's website provides a broad range of information about "Doing Business in Pasadena" including:

  • Starting a Business

The City of Pasadena's Economic Development department has created a useful Business Checklist outlining basic steps for starting a business in Pasadena. See also Opening a Business in Pasadena.

  • Small Business Workshops

The Art of Small Business Survival: Monthly seminars for small business owners, managers, and sales staff presented at no cost. For more information, contact Ruth Martinez by e-mail or phone at (626) 744-4660.

  • Pasadena Demographic Highlights

Pasadena Statistics: These figures reflect statistics from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates. Please visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Fact Finder website for more information. The City of Pasadena sponsored a pedestrian intercept survey in June 2003 and you can download the Old Pasadena Pedestrian Study here.

  • Pasadena Retail Kit

The City of Pasadena has prepared a comprehensive Retail Kit [PDF | 33mb] for downloading.

One Colorado retail center provides demographics and additional leasing information on their website.

Doing Business