Welcome from the City Administrator
We want to welcome all of you to our City website where our City of Yuma is known as one of the top “Business Friendly Cities in Arizona.” Yuma is a safe community that provides a great quality of life from our tremendous Parks and Recreation facilities and programs to our wonderful Yuma Art Center and its programs. Whether you’re looking to find out information about our City, City Staff, moving to Yuma, looking to visit, or wanting to join our team; we are here to assist and help you wherever we can. Nothing replaces a personal touch, so if you can’t find it here give us a call or come see us. On the phone or face to face, we are ready to work to help.
If you are looking to relocate a business to Yuma, we work hand in hand with a very active local Yuma Chamber of Commerce, Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation and pride ourselves in being one of the top two business friendly communities in Arizona. We recently lowered our Impact and Development Fees while providing incentives to new commercial businesses that choose Yuma.
Local businesses are our valuable partners and we look for ways to assist them where ever we can. In Yuma, we are known across the country for our partnering and team work. We pitch in to help each other. Our biggest community asset is our people and hardworking manufacturing workforce. If you are looking to start a business here to take advantage of our great workforce and low overall costs we are always ready to assist.
First coming to Yuma to work in 1980 with the Marine Corps and retiring here in 2000 Yuma has been and is a great place to raise a family and grandkids. Initially working in the Information Technology Department followed by administration we are known for our innovation to bringing new technology to the area. While growing, Yuma has kept the friendliness of a small town, but having the amenities and shopping of a bigger city. We have fantastic recreation opportunities and sports programs along with parks, athletic complexes, hunting, fishing and boating. Off-roading is big here in the desert or nearby mountains or sand dunes giving your family a long list of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. We have nearly 365 days of sunshine every year making Yuma a great place to raise your family or escape the cold for a winter visit.
If you are looking for a great place to start or relocate your business; be able to serve additional large metropolitan areas in close proximity, lower your taxes, lower employee costs with new incentive packages and want to be in a City with a 'can-do' attitude…give me a call directly at (928) 373-5011
The City of Yuma’s Office of Economic Development is taking a proactive approach to better address the increased demands and challenges facing our local businesses by shifting resources and time in order to enhance outreach and ombudsman services.