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Goodman Birtcher signs one of the largest logistics leasing deals in the past 10 years in Southern California with Georgia-Pacific taking 1.6 million square feet of space at the company’s facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
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California Expands Its Inland Economic Empire The Inland Empire combines the majority of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, encompassing more than 50 cities, into the largest region of Southern California. Stretching 50 miles wide and 60 miles from north to south, the sprawling empire is surrounded by hills, valleys, and the Santa Ana and Santa Rosa mountain ranges. Its patchwork of small- and medium-sized cities, unincorporated communities, and suburban neighborhoods makes it the United States’ 14th largest metropolitan area. While its cities vary in size and income, economic growth within the entire empire is palpable, particularly in the financial services and retail industries. RANCHO’S BUSINESS BUZZ Rancho Cucamonga is abuzz with business activity. Corporations from various industries operate within the city, but Rancho has been especially attractive to companies specializing in R&D, health care, financial services, retail, and the insurance industry. Twenty-seven major office operations relocated or expanded in Rancho Cucamonga from 1994 to 2007, adding 3,619 employees to the city’s workforce. Some recent moves to Rancho include: • Co-Op Financial Services added 200 jobs in 2007. • Computek International created 20 jobs in 2006. • PFF Bank & Trust relocated its headquarters and back office operations in 2006. • Kiwanis International Western District Office brought 50 jobs in 2005. • Ameriquest Mortgage added 250 jobs in 2004. Rancho Cucamonga: A Range of Sites for a Range of Companies Rancho Cucamonga offers a wide range of leasable office space, which allows a variety of businesses to find the right site from which to base or expand their operations. Empire Corporate Plaza offers 400,000 square feet, including five two-story buildings varying in size from 75,636 square feet to 84,604 square feet. This project is currently leasing space. Vintner’s Grove is a 138,000-square-foot, master-planned office and medical campus, including a 100,000-square-foot Class “A” office building, as well as smaller buildings ranging in size from 4,276 to 4,690 square feet in a campus-style environment. Vintner’s is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2008. One Town Square is a four-story, 90,673-square-foot Class “A” office building. This mixed-use project features upscale apartment homes and work-live units, as well as restaurants. Each floor includes a 22,668-square-foot workspace. This complex is also scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2008. Cucamonga’s Question: Cash, Check, or Credit? Taxable retail sales in Rancho Cucamonga reached a record $2.6 billion in 2007. Over the years, Rancho Cucamonga’s Redevelopment Agency has encouraged growth of the retail industry, and national retailers have targeted the city’s affluent and upwardly mobile… …Read More…