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|<><>2017 - 2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY |
On September 20, 2017, the Roseville City Council adopted the City's new 2017-2022 Economic Development Strategy. The Economic Development Strategy is a five year plan that outlines a framework for economic growth. It establishes goals for capturing and expanding business investment and focuses on partnerships, sharing resources, and building on competitive advantages.
Our desired outcome is to make Roseville the community of choice for business investment and to achieve a safe environment and framework and an equitable economy for our businesses, residents and development community.
| ||Roseville makes good business sense. We are a place where businesses small and large find success. The key is Roseville's ability to provide first rate services, competitive business costs, a centralized location, solid long range planning and an educated, growing population. Roseville takes a holistic approach to creating a successful business climate by providing a solid foundation that allows companies to create, innovate and grow. |
|Fast Facts about Roseville |
|Population ||134,073 - as of Jan. 1, 2016 |
|Growth Rate ||4.9% |
|Geographic Size ||43.05 square miles |
|Elevation ||164 feet |
|Median Household Income ||$80,658 |
|Persons per Household ||2.64 |
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher ||39% (percentage of residents age 25+) |
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|Utility Providers |
|Electric ||City of Roseville |
|Water/Wastewater/Solid Waste ||City of Roseville |
|Gas ||PG&E |
Advantage Roseville is committed to growing Roseville's economy through new business and investment, recruitment, retention and expansion. With visionary members representing a variety of industries, we'll ensure a stronger and more prosperous future for everyone. For more information, visit the Advantage Roseville website www.advantageroseville.com.
The FY2017 Advantage Roseville Annual Report was presented to the Advantage Roseville members on September 7, 2017 and presented to the Roseville City Council at the September 20, 2017 City Council meeting.
If you have questions or need business assistance, please contact the Economic Development Department at (916) 774-5362.
NEW ONLINE BUSINESS PORTAL
Go-BIZ recently launched a new online business portal which provides information to business owners on starting a new business, permits and licenses, incentives, and local resources. Key features include:
- QUICK START GUIDE: contains information for starting or expanding, by business type, in the State,
- CALIFORNIA BUSINESS NAVIGATOR: provides customized information on permits, incentives, and licensing,
- SERVICE DESK: answers to commonly asked questions.
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Roseville is making a pitch to bring a second Amazon headquarters and its 50,000 jobs here.
At a special meeting October 10, the Roseville City Council approved participation in a regional proposal organized by the Greater Sacramento Economic Council.
The Council also approved a concept to provide land incentives at two different sites in Roseville as part of the proposal.
Under a resolution adopted by the City Council, Roseville is voicing its support for Sutter Health's Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness.
In December 2016, the city received a $250,000 matching grant through Getting to Zero to support its Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program, a new program the City is excited to introduce this year through former housing redevelopment funding.
The Roseville City Council on Wednesday March 15, 2017 approved the sale of Fire Station 1 in Downtown Roseville to be converted into the home of a graduate school campus for the University of Warwick, one of the top universities in the United Kingdom.
For the University of Warwick, a world-renowned research institution, the 42,000 square foot building at 401 Oak Street provides its first location in the United States and will complement its plan to build an undergraduate campus on 600 acres west of Roseville in Placer County.
For Roseville, the downtown graduate school fulfills the City's vision of creating a more vibrant city center and increasing the number of higher education institutions within the city and region.