Business Profile

Centrally located between California’s major markets, Fresno County’s is the top agriculture producing county in the U.S. and California’s 5th largest city. Fresno County supports a variety of major industries including manufacturing, logistics & distribution, health care, food processing, technology, water tech, and biotech and has attracted companies like Kraft Foods, Activision Blizzard, Chevron, PPG Industries, Schneider Electric, and KW Automotive to name a few. It is one of only two areas in California where UPS, FedEx, and OnTrac guarantee standard next-day ground delivery throughout the state.

Top Employers

Company Name Number of Employees
Community Medical Centers 8,000+
Saint Agnes Medical Center 2,547
Fowler Packing 2,500
Kaiser Permantente 2,350
Alorica, Inc. 2,100
Pelco by Schneider Electric 1,200
Cargill Meat Solutions 1,000
Harris Ranch Beef Company 1,000
Wawona Frozenfoods 800
Foster Farms 780

Top Real Estate Deals 2017-18

  • Ulta Inc. is building a 670,000 sf west coast distribution/e-commerce fulfillment center which will create 542 new jobs.
  • Amazon is building a 855,000 sf fulfillment center in Fresno, CA which will create 2,000 new jobs.
  • OK Produce is expanding into over 314,000 sf facility and will hire an additional 100 employees.
  • Bitwise Industries has expanded in downtown Fresno with a $30 million total investment and will continue to expand in the downtown area.
  • Harris Ranch Beef Company built a new $10 million, 281,000 SF facility in Selma that will employ 35 new people.
  • Fed Ex will be expanded into a 200,000 SF in the city of Fresno, just off Hwy 41 and 99.
  • IFCO Systems leased 204,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 80 people.
  • Sacramento Container Corp. purchased 100,000 SF facility in Kingsburg, CA and has since added a new 45,000 SF expansion.
  • D&H Distributing expanded their operation into a $9 million, 200,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 40.
  • Pana-Pacific has expanded into a $8.3 million, 150,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 100 people.
  • Cargill expanded into a $50 million, 124,800 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 300 people.
  • JD Foods expanded into a $10.5 million, 65,000 SF facility employing 144 people.
  • Horizon Nut built a new facility 400,000 SF facility in Firebaugh, CA that will employ 300 people.
  • XPO Logistics leased a 104,000 SF in Fresno.