Business + Industries

Business thrives in California's Santa Clarita Valley. 

The Santa Clarita Valley has positioned itself as a premier location for businesses and lifestyle. Major banks, publications, and research authorities consistently rank the the regional economy as one of California’s strongest.
Once a sleepy agricultural community, the Santa Clarita Valley is now a thriving center for the Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense, Medical Devices, Digital Media & Entertainment and Information Technology industries. Advantages that make Santa Clarita Valley the preferred destination in Southern California include:
  • Location and Market Access – Situated in northern Los Angeles County along the I-5 corridor, less than 25 miles from the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank
  • Skilled Labor – A talented, diverse and abundant labor supply from high-achieving school districts and institutions of higher learning, including College of the Canyons, California Institute of the Arts, the Masters College, and satellite campuses of several public and private universities
  • Quality of Life – Award-winning schools, low crime rate, big city amenities with small town charm
  • Pro-Business Environment – Recognized as the "Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County" by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation [LAEDC] and a "City of the Future" by fDi Magazine, a publication of London's Financial Times and a leading provider of foreign direct investment information
  • Master-Planned Development – The largest collection of master-planned business parks and residential communities in Los Angeles County, suiting your needs today and tomorrow
  • Available Buildings & Sites – Shovel-ready commercial and industrial properties as well as existing space available to fit almost any size or type of enterprise

The ultimate goal of SCVEDC's economic development efforts is to generate wealth for the Santa Clarita Valley by helping to create high-skilled/high-wage jobs. With this in mind, SCVEDC strives to create a diverse, strong and sustainable economic environment in which businesses can prosper and provide wealth-building opportunities for residents.

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