Zoned industrial land with infrastructure
and wastewater capacity
EIR in place for Industrial Park
Streamlined, phased permitting to
Overnight shipping to western U.S.
Reduced development costs
A Forbes “Top Places for Business”
Barry Phegan, Ph.D. of Meridian Group, Company Culture Consultants speaks at the VEDC Annual Meeting. A great turnout this year. Thank you to Dr. Phegan for sharing his enlightening perpectives on simple solutions with remarkable results. Stay tuned for follow-up groups that will assist us all on the road to developing company culture.
• Visalia sales tax figures reported for the latest four quarters and released in December 2012 show cash receipts of $18 million vs $15.5 million for the four quarters reported in December 2011. The $2.5 million increase amounts to about 16%.
• Edeniq reaches deal with Pacific Ethanol. Written by Business Journal staff
• Commercial building permit activity is up 50 percent; residential activity is up 20 percent.
• SORMA USA has completed its 40,000-square-foot produce packaging manufacturing and printing plant in the Visalia Industrial Park. The Visalia plant will serve the United States, Canada and Mexico.
•MWI Veterinary Supply moved into a larger space in the Visalia Industrial Park.
• Peninsula Packaging has leased 175,000 square feet to warehouse its custom thermoformed plastic packaging products.
• Perfection Pet Food continues to expand, with the addition of
8,540 square feet of food processing and office space.
• Kaweah Container Inc. is expanding into a building to make corrugated boxes mostly for the food industry. The expansion will also include 75 jobs.The new plant is scheduled to be fully operational by mid-year.
Click here to see the VEDC's new Industrial Park Directory providing information on the wide variety of industries located in the Visalia Industrial Park. From global distribution to food processing, the Visalia Industrial Park is the heart of industry for the City of Visalia.
Businesses located in Visalia can now enjoy tax credits retroactive to October 2010 thanks to the approval of the Enterprise Zone. The
Enterprise Zone offers potentially significant savings on hiring, equipment purchases, and more. Details: Lori Dunagan, Tulare County Economic Development Corporation, 559-688-3388, ext. 101; email@example.com.
• 25% reduction in Transportation Impact Fees
• 15% reduction in Park and Waterways Acquisition fees
• 25% reduction in Transportation Impact Fees in special downtown zone
• Up to 25% reduction in Transportation Fee Credit for “infill” projects.
A SMART BUSINESS MOVE
There are many reasons companies base their businesses in Visalia or set up West Coast distribution centers here. Check out the top 10 reasons why Visalia is right for you.
Visalia offers an abundant labor force, strong work ethic, affordable housing, good schools, focus on family and a convenient central location, with San Francisco and Sacramento to the north and Los Angeles to the south.