Santa Clarita Valley

Located just 30 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Clarita Valley feels worlds apart.  Surrounded by acres of protected open space, the SCV is consistently ranked as one of the healthiest and happiest cities in the US. Miles of hiking and biking trails make outdoor activities a breeze.


Safe neighborhoods and great schools make the Santa Clarita Valley a great place for growing families. From millennials ready to purchase their first home to executives seeking exclusive neighborhoods, our region has something for everyone. Companies and their teams love it here!


Where in the world is SCV?
Just 30 minutes north of Downtown LA, the Santa Clarita Valley is close to 23
highways, 15 area colleges and university, as well as major airports and ports.
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Incentive Programs
These face-to-face (confidential) meetings are a great way for companies and the SCVEDC to get ot know
each tother and offer a customized mix of suppor and assistance with the greatest positive economic impact. 
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The Santa Clarita Valley boasts a supportive local government and a long list of money-saving business incentives, a robust educational system, a fast-growing economy, and a prime location.
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Cost Benefits
Cost Benefits 1

The Santa Clarita Valley is the low cost option for highly competitive businesses in Southern California. This award-winning region offers businesses a great value compared to similar regions. 

Cost Benefits 4

With NO gross receipts tax and NO utility user taxes, SCV’s pro-business climate makes it one of Los Angeles County’s fastest growing hubs for technology and innovation.

Cost Benefits 3

Companies and their teams love it here! Lower costs of living means employees can get more bang for their buck when they live in SCV. Great schools, safe neighborhoods, and plenty of recreational activities make the Santa Clarita Valley one of the best places to live in the USA.

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Top Employers by Sector

Our market access, advanced workforce, unmatched quality of life and presence of local, high growth firms will likely propel future growth in this industry. Also, the community's proximity to the Port of Los Angeles and its access to rail, interstates and other highways allow it to offer strong access to supply and distribution channels. These are just a few reasons why many aerospace and defense companies, manufacturers, and more have chosen the Santa Clarita Valley as their home.


Because the Santa Clarita Valley offers a high quality of life, a variety of tax and incentive programs for both small and large companies, and close proximity to  most Southern California business centers, it's no wonder our region has been  named Los Angeles County's most business-friendly city time and time again.


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A&D Employers (Tal Report)
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Soundstages + Movie Ranch (Tal Report)
Education Employers (Tal Report)


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Available Space

Today, the Santa Clarita Valley boasts nearly 30 M SF
of industrial and commercial facilities. Looking ahead,
approximately 8M SF of future land development is approved,
including 2M SF either in land development or with buildings
under construction.

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Poised for growth - the Santa Clarita Valley is one of LA County’s fastest growing communities. It is expected to average 0.8 percent per year
between 2022 and 2027, and the valley-wide
population is expected to grow by approximately
12,000 residents.


of local residents ages 25 and above have at least some college education under their belts, with 38.2% having a four-year degree or higher.


The average median household income in the Santa Clarita Valley was $121,400. This is one of the highest levels in the state, which averages at $88,967.

Workforce Development Programs

Free and low-cost classes for workforce training in the Santa Clarita Valley are offered by two College of the Canyons programs. ETI provides on site, customized training in most technical skills and business topics. The School of Personal and Professional Learning (PPL) at College of the Canyons provides lifelong learning classes to residents of all ages with opportunities for professional development, skills development, and language acquisition. Contact SCVEDC to learn more.

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SCV professionals who want a career closer to home can search for jobs that match their qualifications and sign up for job alerts.


SCV employers can access profiles of the qualified, local talent pool that is ready to quit their commute and work in SCV.


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