• Industry Facts

  • Strategic Location

    Riverside is strategically located central to key Southern California markets with convenient access by air, rail, highway and local ports.

  • International Hub

    Riverside is located in the newly expanded Foreign Trade Zone #244

  • Lower Cost to Do Business

    Riverside Public Utilities water and electricity rates are lower than those serviced by Southern California Edison


Each year Riverside colleges and universities have a new supply of graduates ready to enter the workforce. In 2017, a combined total of over 9,100 degrees were conferred to local graduates. 


The City of Riverside is home to four local colleges and Universities offering programs in Automated Systems Technicians, Engineering Technology and Computer Aided Production Technology as well as a variety of relevant bachelor degrees including Mechanical Engineering and Biotechnology. 

Sherry Shimshock

Senior Project Manager | Business Liaison