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Aerospace Firm Moves to Valencia from No. Hollywood; Good Vibe

Aerospace company Air Bolt Group of North Hollywood signed a 10-year lease in March for an 8,500 square foot building on Avenue Crocker in the Valencia Industrial Center. NAI Capital helped broker the deal. Additional terms of the lease were not disclosed. Air Bolt manufactures latches, struts, buts and bolts for commercial aircraft.


Top Commercial Brokers Recognized

The region’s top commercial real estate brokers were honored Thursday by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation.

SCVEDC Wins Two Statewide Economic Development Awards

Statewide Economic DevelopmentCalifornia Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) announced the roster of winners in economic development at its 36th Annual Conference in San Francisco, and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) won two awards in two of the three categories.


Turning Jobs into Career Pathways – An Editorial by Holly Schroeder for the Santa Clarita Valley Signal Newspaper

This election year has brought us a paradox. Judging from the unemployment rate, we are almost at full employment in many parts of the nation, including the Santa Clarita Valley.

Printing Technology Solutions Firm Relocates to Santa Clarita from SFV

Image 2000, after growing its print services company into one which harnesses hardware and software technology solutions, is relocating to Santa Clarita from Van Nuysand hopes to be open by May 1. First launched in 1992, the privately owned firm now grosses $30 million annually.

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Aerospace in Southern California: Key Takeaways from a New Report

Aerospace in Southern

The Southern California aerospace industry is maintaining its competitiveness, according to a detailed report just released by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation in March.

Tribute to Alfred E. Mann, Prolific Inventor and Successful Entrepreneur

Alfred E. Mann, after whom the Mann Biomedical Park in Santa Clarita Valleywas named, died on February 25 at the age of 90. As an inventor, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist with a track record of prolific successes, he left a lasting legacy after creating 17 companies over the course of seven decades, amassing a personal fortune valued at more than $2 billion in 2007.

SCVEDC Awards Attraction Incentive to Richard Photo Lab

SCVEDC awarded Richard Photo Lab an Industry Cluster Attraction Incentive (ICAI) of $23,694 today. Richard Photo Lab relocated to the Santa Clarita Valley in 2015. As a company in the Digital Media & Entertainment cluster, the company was eligible for the incentive.

CalCompetes Tax Credit Presents Opportunity for SCV Companies

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that it is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC).  Growing companies in the Santa Clarita Valley are encouraged to apply.

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CDS Doors Moving to Santa Clarita

CDS Doors, manufacturer of quality cooler and freezer glass doors, is relocating to the SCV after the first of the year. The company has acquired a 50,000 square foot building in Canyon Country on Sierra Highway.

Maybe CA isn’t so bad after all

I hear it every day – CA is a tough place to do business. Some would say the worst. Sometimes I think we just believe the stories and reputation without thinking about it analytically.

Data tells another story, or at least adds more perspective and insight than the oft-quoted soundbite.

Hospital Expands into Facility for Therapy and Physical Fitness

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital today announced it will debut a new stand-alone Henry Mayo Fitness and Health facility designed to combine physical therapy and rehabilitation programs with a full service fitness center. The hospital has leased the entire 53,515-square-foot former Spectrum Club site, located on Town Center Drive, and expects to open in spring of 2016.


Santa Clarita Ranks #20 Best Cities to Live

The City of Santa Clarita was named America’s 20th best city to live in by the recently released 24/7 Wall St.’s “America's 50 Best Cities to Live.”

Gothic Lanscaping Expands in SCV

Local landscaping company Gothic Landscape has acquired a new building in the Santa Clarita Valley that will become its new Corporate Headquarters.

SCVEDC Hosts Legislative Film Tour

State Assemblymember Scott Wilk and the Santa Clarita Valley

Imagining Potential for Film Growth at Disney's Golden Oak Ranch

Film industry people, studio and movie ranch owners and operators, and members of the Santa Clarita Economic Development Corporation executive committee and board gathered to tour the Disney’s Golden Oak Ranch – the land that Walt Disney first acquired in 1959.

SCV Scores a Win

Last week, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) announced that Logix Federal Credit Union will be moving its headquarters to the Santa Clarita Valley.

Movie Ranch Leaders Visit Golden Oak Ranch

Leaders of local movie ranches and studios met Tuesday evening at Golden Oak Ranch in an SCVEDC-organized event designed to promote filming in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Logix Federal Credit Union announces plans to move HQ to SCV

Logix Federal Credit Union — a longtime Burbank fixture with ties stretching back to the area’s aviation heyday — will relocate its headquarters to the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced today.

The credit union, which has operated in Burbank for 78 years, confirmed its plans in an announcement Tuesday.

“After careful analysis of options that included alternate locations, as well as expansion on the current headquarters site, the Logix board determined the best long-term option is in the Santa Clarita Valley,” said Dave Styler, CEO of Logix, in a statement.

Founded as the Lockheed Aircraft Federal Credit Union in 1937 to serve employees of the aircraft company, the credit union has more than 150,000 members and more than $4 billion in assets, and currently has four branches in the Santa Clarita Valley.

SCVEDC Announces Logix Federal Credit Union Moving HQ to SCV

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Logix Federal Credit Union will be moving its headquarters to the Santa Clarita Valley. Logix has acquired a 12-acre vacant parcel in the Valencia Commerce Center near the junction of Interstate 5 and State Highway 126.


Santa Clarita Remains the Cost-Effective Place to Do Business

With no gross receipts tax or business tax, Santa Clarita remains the cost-effective alternative for businesses in Los Angeles County.


GoBiz announces upcoming CalCompetes Tax Credits

The Governor's office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has announced the 2015-2016 application periods for the California Competes Tax Credit.


Attraction Incentive Awarded to California Resources Corporation

Today, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation awarded its Industry Cluster Attraction Incentive to California Resources Corporation. California Resources Corporation opened its Technology Production Office in Santa Clarita earlier this month.


California Resources Corp. To Add Santa Clarita Valley Office

California Resources Corp., which was formally owned by Occidental Petroleum, is announcing the move Monday.

“It’s going to be on Tourney Road,” said Holly Schroeder, executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp., which worked to facilitate the company’s relocation. “They’re taking 21,000 square feet (of commercial office space).”

Santa Clarita Use Tax Rebate Program. Enroll Today!

Does your business pay Use Tax? If so you may be eligible to direct a large portion of your Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other City services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the City.

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SCVEDC Annual Report

SCVEDC released its 2014 Annual Report this week, and reported helping over 100 companies and 1000 jobs.

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Upgrading to Clean Energy: The PACE Program

Upgrading to Clean Energy

Interested in clean energy? With stories like that of the Hilton: Los Angeles Studio City, where companies are able to save hundreds of thousands of dollars per year in energy material and maintenance costs, the interest is justified.

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Mann Biomedical Park Sold


The Mann Biomedical Park on Rye Canyon Road has been sold to Santa Clarita contractor Dale Donohoe of Intertex Companies, Donohoe confirmed Wednesday.

Ram Board Relocates to SCV

Looking to expand, Ram Board has selected Santa Clarita as the site for its new home base.

The Burbank company will be moving over 30 employees into space in the Valencia Industrial Center, said Holly Schroeder, president and CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation.

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Finding the RIght Balance: Small Business Finance

Many small businesses have negative preconceived notions about debt: it’s either risky or unnecessary. There is some truth to both comments but it is imperative owners take an objective look at their capital needs, and understand how debt can make a difference in creating value and decreasing capital costs. 

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