Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Mayor Breed’s Roadmap to San Francisco’s Future advanced key policies in first year, including filling and repurposing vacant spaces, passing key tax reforms, and making Downtown safe, clean and welcoming for all. Increased focus for next year will be on advancing building conversions, recruiting educational institutions, and advancing arts and culture Downtown.
The last few years have challenged and tested our small business community like never before. These challenging times gave us more than enough motivation to pursue changes that make it easier for new and existing businesses to thrive in San Francisco. While our work is ongoing, we would like to share a few highlights from Fiscal Year 2022-23.
As part of the City’s economic revitalization efforts and work to support small businesses, Vacant to Vibrant lease negotiations are underway as several tenants look to pursue long-term tenancy Downtown  Building on the success of the first cohort of small business pop-ups, the second cohort of the program will launch in 2024 bringing more small businesses to help revitalize the Downtown area