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 2018-19

  • Amazon.com, Inc. recently completed an 855,000 SF e-commerce fulfillment center project in Fresno in under than 10 months. The facility currently employs 2,500 workers. 
  • ULTA Beauty, Inc. has completed a 670,000 SF west coast distribution and e-commerce fulfillment center. At full operations, the facility will employ 642 full-time workers. 
  • Gap, Inc. announced in March 2018 its plans to relocate their e-commerce fulfillment operation form Phoenix, AZ to their existing Fresno distribution center facilities. The e-commerce operations are expected to create over 515 new full-time jobs by the end of 2018. 
  • Bitwise Industries, a local technology firm, is currently expanding in downtown Fresno by acquiring and renovating over 300,000 SF of former warehouse space and converting it into office space for technology users. 
  • Valley Wide Beverage Company has completed and occupied their new 225,000 SF distribution facility in Fresno. The new facility more doubles the size of their former 114,000 SF facility. 
  • United States Cold Storage is nearing completing of a 275,000 SF expansion of their Fresno facility. Upon completion U.S. Cold Storage’s Fresno facility will encompass 775,000 SF, making it their largest facility in their western region. 
  • Tires Warehouse, Inc. has recently opened a new 122,000 SF distribution center at Fresno’s North Pointe Business Park. The new facility will bridge the gap between the company’s southern and northern California branches. 
  • Cintas Corporation is nearing completion of their new 55,000 SF industrial laundry facility in Fresno’s Industrial Triangle. The facility will double the size of Cintas’ Fresno workforce to approximately 125.