Southwest Riverside County
Centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties, Southwest Riverside County offers a variety of business and investment opportunities.
Southwest California is one of the fastest growing regions in California and the United States. A mild climate with clean air and ocean breezes, this area has something to offer everyone. The cities of Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Lake Elsinore, Perris, San Jacinto, Hement, Wildomar, and parts of unincorporated Riverside County comprise the region that is located in a 600 square mile area that is just north of San Diego County. Spanning both Interstate 15 and 215, Southwest California is an hour drive to Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. This burgeoning area boasts an outstanding quality of life, abundant and reasonably priced land, affordable housing, a highly skilled and educated workforce, exceptional school districts, community colleges and universities, entertainment, and recreational and cultural activities for varied lifestyles. The area’s economy is expanding with a considerable number of medical, manufacturing, high technology, and green technology firms located within the region. A business-friendly government atmosphere and a strong inventory of quality retail and office space, industrial parks, and available land has led many businesses to situate themselves within the active Interstate 15 and 215 corridors. Find out what our many businesses already know… Southwest California is a great place to live, work and play. (Source: EDC Southwest California)
Properties in the area offer strong demographics and positive market trends in one of the fastest growing areas of Southern California.
Temecula, branded as Southern California Wine Country, has award winning schools, higher educational opportunities, vast array of parks and trails, diverse shopping/dining options and beautiful residential communities. Over the past two decades, the City of Temecula has evolved into an innovative, dynamic City and a regional economic center for Southwest Riverside County, all while retaining its small town feeling and character.
Centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, Temecula boasts designation in California’s Innovation hub (IHub) and the San Diego Foreign Trade Zone. Rated one of the top twenty least expensive cities to do business in California by the Kossmont-Rose Institute, Temecula remains the ideal city for relocating, expanding, and developing a new project in Southern California.
Source: City of Temecula
Links: City of Temecula | Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce
Murrieta is a young, on-the-go affluent community. With a population of just over 105,000, a median age of 32, an average family income of over $100,000 and recently recognized again as one of the safest cities in the nation, Murrieta is the future of Southern California!
Murrieta's business-friendly government and entrepreneurial spirit welcomes your business! Our eager Economic Development Department works very closely with other City departments to help you to relocate your business here and to help you to grow/expand.
Source: City of Murrieta
Links: City of Murrieta | Murrieta Chamber of Commerce
A vibrant, young city situated in the heart of Southwest Riverside County along Interstate 215, Menifee is one of the few communities in Southern California with available land in an economic development corridor. This business-friendly city is also investing more than $100 million in infrastructure and traffic improvement projects over the next five years and has a growing population, with a median age of 38 years, clamoring for amenities in their own community. As more developers are discovering this unique situation, Menifee is buzzing as the new hot spot in Riverside County.
Source: City of Menifee
Links: City of Menifee | Menifee Chamber of Commerce
Lake Elsinore is the fastest growing city in California today. Easy access to major freeways, available industrial and commercial land, a quality labor force of both skilled and semi-skilled workers and an economic philosophy of assisting local businesses for future growth are among the features that make Lake Elsinore attractive to industry.
Just 68 miles to San Diego, 74 miles to Los Angeles, 60 miles to Orange County and 30 miles to Riverside, the City of Lake Elsinore is centrally located along the I-15 corridor. The City is served by 5 international airports (San Diego, Orange County, Ontario, Los Angeles and Palm Springs) and 3 local commuter airports which accommodate corporate jets and/or commuter planes (French Valley, HemetRyan and Riverside Municipal). DHL service is also available out of March ARB. Water networks include the deep water ports of San Diego and Los Angeles-Long Beach, rail transport through Santa Fe and Union Pacific is available in San Bernardino and the City is serviced by several trucking companies.
Source: City of Lake Elsinore
Links: City of Lake Elsinore | Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce
The City of Perris is located in the heart of Southern California, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Perris provides a diverse business market, personal and professional growth, affordable real estate, history and abundant recreational activities that together create a small-town atmosphere with a high-quality lifestyle. One of the fastest growing cities in California, Perris is a choice destination for families and businesses alike.
The City of Perris is home to a young and diverse population. In Perris, about 51% of adults are married. The faces of Perris are those of its large families. If you love being around young kids, you'll appreciate the city.
- Perris leads all cities in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in retail development.
- 17,140,000 square feet of industrial property in development.
- Target, Wal-Mart, WinCo, Home Depot, Lowes have either opened, or will soon open in Perris.
- Small-business incentives for job creation.
Source: City of Perris
Links: City of Perris | Perris Chamber of Commerce
Expanding commercial opportunities in San Jacinto has been a major City focus over the last several years. San Jacinto offers excellent retail sites, fast track development processing, strong demand statistics, and a continually growing population base that makes the City very attractive to retailers and other commercial users.
Job creation and commercial/ industrial development are major priorities for the City. A diversified labor force, inexpensive land and housing, an abundant water supply and our quality of life have attracted, and will continue to attract, industrial and commercial investment to the Valley. Both small and large companies continue to locate and expand in San Jacinto.
Source: City of San Jacinto
Links: City of San Jacinto | San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce
Hemet is a city in the San Jacinto Valley in Riverside County, California, United States. It covers a total area of 27.847 square miles, about half of the valley, which it shares with the neighboring city of San Jacinto.
Source: City of Hemet
Links: City of Hemet | Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce
Wildomar is one of California’s most recently incorporated cities -- where natural beauty and a feisty spirit give rise every day to the optimism leading it to a future unlimited.
Source: City of Wildomar
Links: City of Wildomar | Wildomar Chamber of Commerce