Business Profile

San Joaquin County (70 miles East of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley) has seven cities and 753,769 people. Its diverse industry mix of agriculture, e-fulfillment centers, advanced manufacturing, data centers/call center and government/medical service centers has attracted companies like Applied Aerospace, Amazon, Tesla, Pacific Medical, Medline, FedEx, Trinchero-Sutter Home Winery and Crate & Barrel. Located less than 60 miles from the Port of Oakland, its transit modes include: The Port of Stockton, Union Pacific Railroad and BSNF Railway Intermodals, Stockton Metropolitan Airport with Prime Air/Allegiant Air, and a highway transportation system that links the county to major urban markets through Interstates 5, 205, 580, and State Route Highway 99.

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Top Private Employers

Company Name Number of Employees
St. Joseph's Medical Center 4,600
Amazon 3,000
Safeway 1,400
Dameron Hospital 1,200
Unilever Best Foods 100-1,100
Pacific Gas & Electric 1,100
Kaiser Permanente 1,065
Pacific Coast Producers 500-1,000
Blue Shield of California 900
University of the Pacific 500
United Grocers 700-800
Amazon 750
Cottage Bakery, Inc./Con Agra Foods 690
Food 4 Less 500-600

Top Real Estate Deals of 2018-19

  • Amazon – 2,869,865 sf (four buildings), 6,100± employees – the Seattle-based online shopping giant located four new facilities in Tracy, Stockton & Manteca.
  • Ghirardelli / Lindt Chocolate – just completed a 708,000± sf building with Prologis of a temperature controlled production and distribution facility in Tracy. It’s anticipated to employ 600± employees.
  • Ashley Homestore – is now operating a newly constructed 519,000± sf distribution and retail center in Lathrop with an estimated 100 workers.
  • ATI, (Air Transport International) a full-time air cargo service has started operation at the Stockton Metropolitan airport with a temporary 25,800 square-foot open sided structure next to aircraft. They are leasing office space in the terminal building and have 250 ground handlers working at the cargo ramp daily.
  • Katerra – 577,000± sf, 522± initial jobs – building components manufacturer is setting up operations in Tracy to supply its customer demand in the Northern California Megaregion.
  • Medline Industries, the nation’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and services has constructed a 1.1 million square foot state-of-the-art northern California distribution center in the Prologis International Park of Commerce in Tracy and a new 565,000 sf distribution facility in Manteca.
  • Pratt Industries – 622,959 sf, 140± initial jobs – one of the nation’s largest corrugated packing manufacturers has expanded national operations into Lathrop.
  • Tesla Motors, Inc. – 2,00,000 sf (five buildings), has expanded to Lathrop with components of its auto parts manufacturing process to service its Bay Area automobile factory.
  • Trinchero Family Estates – 700,000 sf expansion, has doubled wine-processing capacity at its Westside facility in Lodi, California and added 400 new jobs.
  • Spec Building- Currently 21 industrial buildings with over 8.2 million square feet of spec building space is under construction in San Joaquin County communities.