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Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Sacramento

Marking the culmination of a journey that began more than five years ago, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber officially announced today that Major League Soccer (MLS) has awarded an expansion team to California’s capital city, Sacramento.

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TeamCalifornia Announces 7th Annual Meet the Consultants Forum Coming to Sacramento Region

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council will be the 2019 host of TeamCalifornia’s 7th Annual Meet the Consultants (MTC) Forum featuring multiple industry site location consultants and corporate real estate executives.

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Greater Sacramento Region Launches Investment for Scaling Enterprises

The Rancho Cordova City Council voted today to launch an investment fund to catalyze more than 25 fast-growing companies to the city. The fund is one of an increasing number of public and private capital sources available to businesses in the region.

Press Releases

Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Sacramento

Marking the culmination of a journey that began more than five years ago, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber officially announced today that Major League Soccer (MLS) has awarded an expansion team to California’s capital city, Sacramento.

SMUD paves the way for California Mobility Center

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento May 17, 2019Provides up to $15 million for transportation innovationThe SMUD Board of Directors took a bold step toward fostering innovation in the region by formally approving its Founding Membership in the California Mobility Center,...

Cacao Research Comes to Downtown Davis

PRESS RELEASE Greater Sacramento March 18, 2019 Mars, Incorporated Builds New Collaboration Effort with UC Davis Downtown Davis will soon be home to the newest research facility for Mars, Incorporated.  Improvements are underway at 430 G Street in the building that is...

Media Highlights

WeWork takes lease at 660 J St. downtown - Sacramento Business Journal

In the single biggest office lease in the Sacramento region this year, coworking firm WeWork will occupy more than 96,000 square feet in downtown Sacramento.

Superfund sites become opportunities - Sacramento Business Journal

With its military and industrial history, the Sacramento region has a comparatively high number of brownfield and Superfund sites that have been contaminated by hazardous waste. But after years cleaning, these sites, many of which have long sat dormant, now represent big opportunities.

Australian agriculture company to open research and development facility in West Sacramento

A beautiful aerial view of the sunflowers growing in Sean Doherty's fields in Dunnigan, California. This crop spans about 50,000 acres in the Sacramento Valley and is grown for seed. An Australian agriculture company recently began construction of a research and development center in West Sacramento.

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