El Cajon, CA – The East County Economic Development Council(East County EDC) will be hosting the 2013 Bus Tour of East Countydesigned to highlight the advantages, opportunities and success stories of conducting business in San Diego’s vibrant East County region.
The Bus Tour of East County invites real estate developers, sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, representatives from the banking industry, and other potential investors to attend the half-day bus tour on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. With East County’s increasing logistic advantage provided by its close proximity to a number of local freeways, including the completion of the CA-52/CA-125/CA-67 freeway, the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Santee and unincorporated communities of Alpine, Lakeside and Spring Valley offer a multitude of location options including industrial properties, retail and commercial storefronts, and professional office space coupled with affordable housing options, open and recreational spaces, healthcare facilities and nearby higher education facilities.
“East County has changed tremendously in the last several years,” said Jo Marie Diamond, CEO of The East County Economic Development Council. “This year, the Bus Tour of East County will highlight the vast growth and development that our organization has championed and also highlight projects currently being developed, such as, the Aerotropolis vision.”
Sponsors of the bus tour include SDG&E, Cox Communications, Hooley’s Irish Pub & Grill, Sportsplex USA Santee, Phil’s BBQ Santee, Dentt Properties, Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College, Republic Services, and U.S. Bank. The Bus Tour of East County will be held on September 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members. To purchase tickets for the tour visitwww.eastcountyedc.org.
About the East County Economic Development Council
The San Diego East County Economic Development Council is a dynamic, award-winning, non-profit organization of leaders committed to supporting projects that encourage economic growth in primary industry businesses in the East County region. Founded in 1984, the East County EDC is an alliance of key representatives from business, government, and education working together to promote successful business activity in the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Santee, and in the unincorporated communities of Alpine, Lakeside and Spring Valley. For more information, visit www.eastcountyedc.org.
Contact: Gladys Selfridge