Locate Your Business in Big Bear
Big Bear is an excellent location to do business, with more than 7 million annual visitors, 17,000 permanent residents and 20,000 second home owner potential customers. Located within reach of international airports and a private airport in Big Bear City, we are beautifully situated in a pristine alpine forest at 7000 feet elevation in a quiet and tight-knit community.
Big Bear is just a few hours from the Pacific or the desert, making us a great location for any business interested in being in Southern California, but far enough away from urban life to enjoy a more peaceful mountain lifestyle and a much lower cost of commercial and residential properties.
Big Bear offers many unique assets for any business, large or small, corporate or family-owned. Our quiet and beautiful laid-back lifestyle, excellent schools, vibrant arts community, and year-round outdoor sports, make Big Bear an ideal location to attract employees.
Vibrant and Supportive Community
More than 1,400 businesses, including a top software developer, snow sport resorts, national retailers, franchises, marinas and hundreds of small businesses cater to restaurants and to our four-season tourist visitors and second homeowners.
Big Bear has 145 service organizations and non-profits, and more than 100 annual community events including the Fireworks over the Lake 4th of July Celebration, multiple car shows and rallies, community, two wine festivals, , art shows, live outdoor music concerts, a farmers market, an Air Show and so much more. We are home to fishing tournaments, world class cycling and sports competitions, international boxing champions, U.S. Olympians, Special Olympians, World Record Holders, and thousands of outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. Year-round Big Bear has activities for all interests and ages.
We Can Help
The Chamber is here to help you establish your home or business here in the Big Bear Valley. In addition to the resources and links below, call the Chamber to schedule an appointment for the Chamber to answer your questions and provide other resources for you. Call the Chamber at 909-866-4607 or email us with questions.
Establish or Relocate Your Business
How to name your business - Click Here
How to make your website - Click Here
How to get a business loan - Click Here
City of Big Bear Lake Business Licenses and Information - Click Here
SB County Assessment Data - Click Here
SB County Business Licenses and Information - Click Here
San Bernardino County Code of Ordinances - Click Here
Alcohol License Information for a Business or Event - Click Here
Health Department Permits for a Business or Event - Click Here
SB County Building & Safety - Click Here
SB County Rental Dwelling Application - Click Here
Inland Empire Small Business Administration - Click Here
Notre Dame Online Courses - Click Here