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“You’re from New York City? Why did you move here?”

Countless conversations at a networking or social event inevitably incorporate two questions: What do you do? Where are you from?

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Unearthing innovation in the Food & Agriculture Industries

One of Greater Sacramento’s booming industries is food and agriculture. As a young professional, I have stepped into the world of these industries, working for their economic growth which is something I didn’t originally see in my future.

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Returning to a region on the rise

The Greater Sacramento region, where I was born and raised, has shaken off its image of a government town to an innovation hub. I left the region in 2013 and the economic changes I’ve seen in just seven years have pleasantly surprised me.

Press Releases

GSEC signs MOU with Turton Commercial Real Estate

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Turton Commercial Real Estate, a boutique commercial real estate firm specializing in the sale and lease of properties in Sacramento’s urban core.

Media Highlights

California officials implore companies moving to places like Texas: 'Give us a shot’

It may look like the promised land when you move your company from the Bay Area to Texas," but companies have to consider the turnover and turmoil that comes with moving there, the Sacramento economic development executive said.

Aggie Research Campus Name Changed to Davis Innovation & Sustainability Campus

Just under a year after the Mace Ranch Innovation Center relaunched as the Aggie Research Center, the name is changing again—this time bringing back both the notion of innovation as well sustainability, in what is believed to be the first 100 percent renewable energy project of its type.

Broome to Tesla: Sacramento is still manufacturing

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk snapped California officials to attention when he said he wants to move his electric car manufacturing out of the state because his Alameda County car plant is not being allowed to open, but a Sacramento economic development official says the company could manufacture here.

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