Riverside County is a strategic location for business because of the many incentive zones throughout the county, the diverse and accessible transportation network and the high quality of life.
Coachella Valley Enterprise Zone
The state-designated zone is a 56 square mile, 36,000+ acre area covering the cities of Indio and Coachella, along with the unincorporated communities of Thousand Palms, Thermal and Mecca. Numerous state tax incentives are available to businesses located within the zone
Recycling Market Development Zones
The Recycling Market Development Zones strive to attract businesses using recycled materials in their manufacturing process. The state has established a low-interest rate revolving loan fund which may be used for land acquisition, leasehold improvements, equipment purchases, and working capital for up to 75 percent of the project cost to a maximum of $2 million.
March Air Reserve Joint Powers Authority
The joint use of March Air Reserve Base is opening up new opportunities for business development. The March Joint Powers Authority, comprised of representatives from the local jurisdictions of the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris and the County of Riverside, is planning reuse and joint use at March Air Reserve Base in western Riverside County. The March Joint Powers Authority is finalizing its plans which will include new business development.
Desert Communities Empowerment Zone
Desert Alliance for Community Empowerment (DACE), was incorporated in 1999, to manage the Desert Communities Empowerment Zone (DCEZ) located in California’s Eastern Coachella Valley in Riverside County. The DCEZ offers businesses a variety of federal tax benefits and additional state tax benefits are offered through the Coachella Valley Enterprize Zone