Businesses want their city to support entrepreneurial activities and provide resources that will help local businesses thrive.
Life In Riverside
The community of Riverside offers a vibrant lifestyle for both your personal and professional life. Between thriving educational institutions for all ages, a variety of parks and spaces, and its commitment to culture and the arts, Riverside is truly an extraordinary place to live.
Retail Story Map
Story maps use geography as a means of organizing and presenting information. They tell the story of a place, event, issue, trend, or pattern in a geographic context by combining interactive maps with other rich content—text, photos, video, and audio—within user experiences that are basic and intuitive. This interactive map is a great way to learn about Riverside’s retail centers and what separates our city from the rest.
As the City of Riverside's Economic Development Division, we’re here to help. We want to see your business grow and flourish so we’ve provided a few tools to help you do just that.
Use this new tool to learn more about where to locate your business in Riverside, California.
Cal Gold assists you in finding the permit information you need for your business including contact information for the various agencies administering the permits.
SizeUp Business Analysis
SizeUp will benchmark your business against others in your industry, map your customers, competitors and suppliers and locate the best places to advertise.
Data and Reports
The City of Riverside’s Economic Development Division provides a comprehensive data dashboard to help businesses better understand the economic assets of the region. This data collection includes demographic information, quarterly economic reports, labor market data and other valuable resources.
#1 for Best Paying Cities for Teachers in the U.S.
#4 Top Cities for Minority Entrepreneurs in the U.S.
#1 in Business Retention & Expansion in the Inland Empire
Economic Development Partnership Award