Lodi is a thoughtfully planned City with a beautiful Downtown, exceptional regional access and a compact footprint that offers an ideal environment in which to work and live. Lodi’s business development opportunities present a compelling case for starting and growing your company here. Our leadership is committed to providing a positive business environment, fostering a proactive and supportive staff and encouraging economic and business diversity.
Lodi's economic development activities are primarily focused on:
- Business Retention and Expansion
- Business Attraction and Jobs
- Tourism Marketing
Lodi is financially and geographically well positioned to take advantage of the recovering economy. Projects currently under development include the Reynolds Ranch mixed-use project, Sunwest Village retail center and Rose Gate, a new master-planned single-family housing project. Even more projects are in the planning stages.
Available space is competitively priced and there are immediate opportunities for commercial and industrial infill development, as well as vacant land. Additionally, the City's adopted 2010 General Plan identifies approximately 1,000 acres southeast of existing City limits for future expansion; designated as commercial, business park and industrial.
Lodi businesses also benefit from competitive electric rates from our reliable City-owned and operated Electric Utility. In addition, rate incentives are available for new and expanding businesses.
Lodi’s qualified workforce brings a wealth of skilled labor and professional experience to local employers. Area educational institutions, including University of California, Davis; University of the Pacific; and California State University, Sacramento further develop the region’s employee base through specialized job training and advanced education.
For more information, including assistance finding a location for your business in Lodi, please contact our Business Development Manager at 209-333-6874.