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Incentives To Invest

There are multiple incentives designed to help investors and businesses grow along the 78 Corridor. The Innovate78 team works one on one with investors, business owners and developers to recommend which programs may be a good fit.

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  • Opportunity Zones
    defer taxes on capital gains by investing in property, businesses or business assets in an Opportunity Zone through a Qualified Opportunity Fund. There are two Opportunity Zones along the 78 Corridor in Vista and Escondido. View a map of Opportunity Zones here.
  • California Competes Tax Credit
    offset tax liability on future growth plans by filling out an application for a California Competes Tax Credit. Watch a testimonial from one San Marcos company that won a $500,000 tax credit and the impact on their business here.
  • Manufacturing And R&D Tax Credit
    be rewarded for manufacturing, research and development activities by receiving a break on taxes related to equipment critical for your business. To receive the benefits, talk to your CPA and simply fill out this form here

Relocation Resources for Global Investors and Companies

Innovate78 works closely with World Trade Center San Diego to make sure that investors and companies have the resources they need to be successful along the 78 Corridor.

Contact us with your specific needs.

  • EB-5 VISAS
    international investors use EB-5 money to invest in property and businesses along the 78 Corridor. Let's talk about your investment preferences so we can help you navigate local opportunities. Learn more about navigating the EB-5 visa process through the San Diego EB-5 Regional Center
  • WORLD TRADE CENTER SAN DIEGO
    connect to the San Diego market or explore other international markets with World Trade Center San Diego. Its MetroConnect program grants $10,000 and mentorship to help local companies expand into new markets. Learn more about the World Trade Center and the MetroConnect program here
  • GLOBALIZATION CONSULTING
    the Innovate78 team has deep knowledge of which locations along the 78 Corridor would be a good fit for your investment or business needs based on available properties, talent, and industry clusters. Contact us to receive customized recommendations.

Contact us with your relocation specifications.

Access To Startups

Access the region’s startup community and customized investment opportunities through Innovate78’s network of funds, accelerators and incubators.

Contact us with your portfolio requirements.

  • Learn about the Startup Ecosystem

    Learn about resources, events, and companies located in San Diego North County along the 78 Corridor.

  • San Diego Venture Group

    Connect with San Diego VCs, entrepreneurs and advisors through informative events.

  • Tech Coast Angels

    Join a San Diego investor network that has invested over $5 million in 2018 to finance early-stage startups.

Please contact us with your investment interest and we can help navigate opportunities along the 78 Corridor in the cities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Escondido. 

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