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42%
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The Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council is a first of its kind organization in California, bringing together 33 corporate CEOs and 19 communities in an economic partnership dedicated to building Sacramento and the Capital Region into California's innovation corridor.
TECHNOLOGY
Greater Sacramento is the new technology hub in California.
LIFE SCIENCE
A top region nationwide for life science innovation.
AGRI-TECH
World leader in food science, bringing high tech to the field.
STARTUPS
Greater Sacramento is where startups go to scale up.
Greater Sacramento is where companies start, grow, and thrive. We're one of the top life science communities in the country. Our agri-business
and agriculture technology innovation leads the world to better, safer, and more productive yields. Greater Sacramento is California's new
technology hub, redefining the next generation of innovation. We're home to startups and we're the place startups go to scale up.
Greater Sacramento shares a 208,000-strong workforce with San Francisco and San Jose. 89,000 live in the Bay Area and work in Sacramento. Big players like Apple and Intel play on the same field as innovators such as Flippbox and PowerSchool. That's part of the entrepreneurial climate in Sacramento. With a dramatically lower cost of living and cost of doing business than Silicon Valley, Greater Sacramento is becoming California's new tech destination.

Buoyed by the City of Sacramento's partnership with 500 Startups and its founder, tech venture capitalist Dave McClure, Greater Sacramento has reinforced its reputation as a global technology player. Shanghai-based Anpac Bio-Medical is one of many international innovators that has recognized the competitive advantages of having a Sacramento headquarters.

Greater Sacramento lies at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers. The deep water Port of West Sacramento provides direct access to the Pacific Ocean. Interstate 80 delivers an east-west connection from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Interstate 5 opens up the entire West Coast from Mexico to Canada. The Sacramento International Airport is minutes from downtown Sacramento. And multiple rail lines extend in all directions through the heart of Greater Sacramento. Taking your product from concept to distribution from a single location is part of what makes Greater Sacramento the ideal selection, whether your company is high tech or highway.


GREATER SACRAMENTO COMMUNITIES
Citrus Heights Davis Elk Grove Folsom
Galt Lincoln Placer County Rancho Cordova
Rocklin Roseville Sacramento Sacramento County
West Sacramento Woodland Yolo County Yuba City
Yuba County      

WE'RE THE NEW CALIFORNIA DREAM
Greater Sacramento ranks among the top 10 regions nationwide for life science innovation, leads the world in agriculture technology, and is the place startups go to scale up. 42% of Sacramento's working-age population are millennials, younger than San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle. With a low cost of living and a business-minded environment, more and more companies from large corporations to young scale-ups are discovering why Sacramento is the best investment the West Coast has to offer.

As the heart of California's Central Valley, Greater Sacramento grows the widest variety of food crops in the United States. Agri-business companies in Greater Sacramento develop cutting-edge technology to grow, harvest, and sustain the world's food crops. The next generation of food science is being developed right now in Greater Sacramento.

SMART, EDUCATED, CUTTING EDGE
UC Davis is among the top 10 facilities in the country for life science innovation, surpassing Stanford University, and is the preeminent center on the West Coast for cutting edge research and discovery. Greater Sacramento's universities and colleges create an educated workforce of 219,000.

SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT, NIGHT LIFE
Greater Sacramento works hard and plays harder. Home of the NBA's Sacramento Kings and the new Golden One Credit Union Center, as well as the professional soccer team, the Sacramento Republic, and the AAA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, the Sacramento Rivercats, Greater Sacramento has something for every fan. Sacramento has a vibrant music scene and a robust nightlife, as well as plenty of theatre, dance, and art. We're young, after all, and Greater Sacramento delivers a diverse and eclectic entertainment scene.

LIVING IN CALIFORNIA'S CAPITAL REGION
Housing costs remain among the lowest in California, and the variety of housing runs the gamut. Greater Sacramento has a robust housing market. Home buyers have little problem finding the perfect house, and those who rent have an enormous range of options.

Founded on discovery, built on leadership, fueled by innovation, California's Capital Region is open for business.




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