Economic Development

Centrally located in the northeast corner of Orange County, Brea connects major transportation routes and employment centers across Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. From local retailers to multinational corporate headquarters, business thrives in Brea's rich economic climate.

Art, architecture, and amenities intersect in one livable, small city with a friendly neighborhood feel. Brea beautifully blends a lively local economy, responsive city services, exciting shopping and dining options, top-rated schools, quality housing, health and wellness facilities, and plenty of places to play.

The City's Economic Development Division coordinates with the Brea Chamber of Commerce to provide support and incentives for starting and growing a business in Brea.

Brea Chamber of Commerce

The role of the Brea Chamber of Commerce is to foster an alliance between business owners and local government. For more information please call 714.529.3660 or visit Brea Chamber of Commerce.

Business Connect

One of the goals of the City is to establish, maintain, and encourage a vibrant commercial and retail environment that provides business opportunities throughout the community. As part of achieving this goal, the City strives to have ongoing and open communication with the business community. the Mayor regularly invites businesses to City Hall for round table discussions on ways that the City can help our business community thrive. To participate in a Business Connect meeting, please contact Denise Chang at 714.671.4421 or email.

Today's Brea - Thriving at 100

The Orange County Business Journal has recognized the many components that make Brea an attractive location as it reaches 100 years, making it one of the oldest incorporated cities in the County. A special section published for 2017 highlights some elements that work together to keep Brea in the spotlight.