Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 102

GREATER SACRAMENTO CITY OF RANCHO CORDOVA CITY OF INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY T he City of Rancho Cordova is a nowhere else in the region – a meadery, as growing urban center with an well as two distilleries – the first to open interesting history, an exciting in Sacramento County since Prohibition. present and a prosperous future. And These small businesses are making a big Rancho Cordova has all of the elements impact through vision, passion and appeal. employers and employees are looking for – innovation, opportunity and a great place to live and have fun. Cutting-edge entrepreneurs and start-ups are part of the city’s essence. In fact, Rancho Cordova is now home to a Hacker Lab, as “The City of Rancho Cordova is a vibrant well as a co-working space. These provide community that is home to everything the office and meeting space, tools and from global business to local business, training needed by entrepreneurs and start- from mature neighborhoods to brand- ups to build their products and businesses. new construction, from a thriving arts community to a community of fun that hosts some of the greatest events in the region,” says Curt Haven, Economic Development Director. New housing and infrastructure continues to be built in the city. This year and next, five new housing developments with over 1,000 new homes will be built. More new homes are in the planning stages, In a city with 3,500 businesses employing including Rio Del Oro, which will bring a workforce of 65,000, entrepreneurs 12,000 new homes, giving those working are plentiful. Take for instance, Rancho here the chance to make a home in this Cordova’s new Barrel District. Joining city of opportunity. six craft breweries are businesses found 102 | December 2018 “ “The City of Rancho Cordova has innovative tools and incentives to encourage public- private partnerships. Our pledge to businesses: we are responsive, nimble and motivated. — CYRUS ABHAR ” CITY MANAGER 2729 Prospect Park Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 916.851.8700