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COVID-19 Update: March 27, 2020

As we all adjust to new realities and commit to minimizing the spread of COVID-19, I want you to know that the Greater Sacramento Economic Council is open for business – remotely of course – and continues to see interest and activity, with new business commitments to locating in the region happening this week.

Strengthening the Greater Sacramento Economy amid Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the U.S. and the world, the impact on the national and local economies is inevitable. While the nation has watched the stock markets fall, the Federal and our local governments are quickly taking action to preserve our economy.

Go360 launches subscription-based Tesla rideshare service in Sacramento

Diversity in the Greater Sacramento workforce is reflecting the diversity of the region. Embracing, nurturing and celebrating diversity is vital to the growth and the sustainability of an economy.

Press Releases

Strengthening the Greater Sacramento Economy amid Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the U.S. and the world, the impact on the national and local economies is inevitable. While the nation has watched the stock markets fall, the Federal and our local governments are quickly taking action to preserve our economy.

Dedicated to diversity

Diversity in the Greater Sacramento workforce is reflecting the diversity of the region. Embracing, nurturing and celebrating diversity is vital to the growth and the sustainability of an economy.

Medical company expansion deal in Roseville nominated for award

Commercial real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield are being recognized for their work with the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) as well as Roseville city officials in securing the expansion of medical technical company Penumbra into the Greater Sacramento region.

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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