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Amazon Inks 2 Deals in the Santa Clarita Valley

 

Amazon Inks 2 Deals in the Santa Clarita Valley

Amazon has signed two leases for distribution centers in the Santa Clarita Valley; one in the Needham Ranch development in the City of Santa Clarita and the second at IAC Commerce Center in unincorporated Los Angeles County. 

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SCV-Based 247 Events Announces Major Expansion

Santa Clarita Valley-based 24/7 Events Announces Major Expansion

 

24-7 Events, a nationwide event equipment rental company based in Santa Clarita, CA, announced its expansion into a newly constructed industrial property located within the Valencia Commerce Center in Valencia, Calif.

 

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8 SCV Companies Make Inc. 5000 List



Inc. Magazine announced its annual list of 5000 fastest growing private companies, and included in the list are eight Santa Clarita Valley-based companies: Hennessey Consulting (290), Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp (506), Beverly Hills Teddy Bear (1016), Lief Labs (1022), Scorpion (1665), Agilisium Consulting (1873), Med Tech Solutions (2577), and KRG Tecnhologies (4252).

Lief Organics Expands Again in SCV

Lief Organics Expands Again in SCV

CBRE announced Lief Organics, a nutritional supplement manufacturing company, leased a nearly 112,000 square-foot, newly renovated facility in Valencia, CA for their corporate headquarters, manufacturing and distribution center.

 

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SCV-Based Mechanix Wear is Expanding to New Facility

SCV-Based Mechanix Wear is Expanding to New Facility

CBRE announced that premier protective glove manufacturer Mechanix Wear, Inc. leased 93,735 square feet of space at IAC Commerce Center in Valencia. CBRE’s Craig Peters and Doug Sonderegger represented the landlord IAC Properties in this transaction. 

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Wake Up and Smell the Tax Revenue (3 Reasons Why Economic Development Matters)

Wake Up and Smell the Tax Revenue (3 Reasons Why Economic Development Matters)

How often do you think about your community’s economic development? Never, you say? Or maybe just when that alluring new business opens up shop?

 

We get it. It’s the job of economic development organizations to think about this all the time so you don’t have to!

 

But how your community’s economy develops is worth your attention every now and again. As we’ve mentioned before, growth is easy – smart growth, however, takes forward thinking and collaboration.

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Nasmyth TMF Celebrates Grand Opening

Nasmyth TMF Celebrates Grand Opening

Nasmyth Group, a world leader and global supplier of precision engineering solutions in the aerospace industry based in the United Kingdom, held their grand opening of a new facility in the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) on March 22. This facility will significantly expand their footprint and ability to deliver metal surface treatments to aerospace and defense clients in SCV and the United States.

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Santa Clarita Studios Scores ABC Show & Debuts New Production Offices

Santa Clarita Studios Scores ABC Show & Debuts New Production Offices

On Friday, February 22 Santa Clarita Studios debuted their new production offices to industry peers, business leaders and public officials. Designed for executives, production and post production teams, these 68 state-of-the-art office spaces are supported by 9 kitchenettes and 3 multi-purpose rooms. Santa Clarita Studios is also home to 17 sound stages and other services to assist productions of all sizes and budgets.

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Job Creation in the New Economy

Job Creation in the New Economy

Quick -- when you think of companies that drive the engine of our economy forward, which come to mind? Apple? Google?

 

Like we’ve said before, it may feel like big companies are behind the wheel, but small and medium-sized companies are pulling more than their weight when it comes to hiring and growing the economy, and they have been for some time.

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Big Changes Ahead for the Santa Clarita Business Incubator

Big Changes Ahead for the Santa Clarita Business Incubator

Designed to stimulate economic growth through entrepreneurship and enterprise development, the Santa Clarita Business Incubator is celebrating a significant milestone—graduating the first two participating companies from the program! The City of Santa Clarita is proud to honor Business Incubator graduates Nuhubit Software Studios, LLC and Outlyer Technologies for successfully participating in the Santa Clarita Business Incubator program.

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Grand Opening of Pharmavite "Val-W" Facility

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Celebrates Grand Opening of Pharmavite “Val-W” Facility

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Pharmavite celebrated a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their new “Val-W” 229,000 square foot facility located at 28355 Witherspoon Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355 in the Valencia Commerce Center.

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Kaiser Permanente's New Medical Building Slated to Open in Early 2018

Kaiser Permanente's New, State-of-the-Art Medical Building Slated to Open in Early 2018

Last week Kaiser Permanente gave community leaders the opportunity to preview their new facility, Santa Clarita Medical Offices 2. Slated to open to the public in early 2018, this new, innovative medical office building will help meet the needs of our growing population.

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Success Story: Scorpion Opens New HQ in the Santa Clarita Valley

Success Story: Scorpion Opens New HQ in the Santa Clarita Valley

Scorpion, an internet marketing company based in Santa Clarita, cut the ribbon on their 100,000-square-foot, custom-designed, built-from-the-ground-up headquarters in Valencia, CA on Friday.

50 acre business park to break ground in Santa Clarita

50 acre business park to break ground in Santa Clarita

New Development in the Santa Clarita Valley makes the news again as Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and Clarion Partners announce the acquisition of 54 acres of land for the development of The Center at Needham Ranch, a state-of-the-art business park in the City of Santa Clarita, CA. This project is the first phase of a larger 132-acre, fully entitled site approved for up to 4.2 million square feet of Class A industrial space. Phase 1 is scheduled to break ground in August 2017 and expected to begin deliveries during the Q3 2018.

SCVEDC Visits Hong Kong

SCVEDC Visits Hong Kong

As part of its ongoing effort to promote international investment into the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV), and to facilitate export opportunities for SCV companies, SCVEDC President & CEO Holly Schroeder recently traveled to Hong Kong. This was SCVEDC’s first return to Hong Kong since it joined then-Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for a Chinese trade mission in 2014.

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SCV's Growth is its Future

Since the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation was formed more than six years ago, it has helped bring thousands of new jobs to the Santa Clarita Valley. We help recruit companies to the SCV, especially companies seeking a more business friendly environment who are at risk of moving out of state. We also help local companies solve problems and access incentives like workforce training programs and tax credits. Job growth in the Santa Clarita Valley outpaces statewide job growth, and in recent years has outpaced residential construction, creating a jobs-to-housing ratio that is now nearly balanced. With new industrial construction underway, we have the opportunity to locate even more jobs here in the next several years.

SetPoint Signs Lease at Mann Biomedical Park

SetPoint biomedical technology company has signed a long-term lease for more than 14,000 square feet at a research and medical park in Santa Clarita, according to L.A. based-CBRE Group Inc.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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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Business Retention Grows Jobs

A key role of the SCVEDC is to attract new companies to the Santa Clarita Valley that bring high-quality jobs. With announcements of the relocation of companies such as Sunkist and the SCVEDC's recent trip to China to attract foreign investment, in might be easy to think that business attraction is the only way to grow jobs.

Top 5 Myths about the Santa Clarita Valley

The Santa Clarita Valley is a great place, but there are a lot of misperceptions about it. I hear a lot of beliefs about the SCV that just aren't true, so let's take a look at the top myths:

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