Retail Summit Luncheon 
April 1, 2014
12 pm to 1pm
Mayor's Ceremonial Room, City Hall 
Join Riverside's Shopping Center Managers, Retail Brokers, Leasing Agents, Economic Development staff and City Elected Leaders for a lunch and panel discussion focused on changing retail trends, attraction strategies and our growing local market.
To RSVP please email
 Weekly Wins
Great projects, initiatives and successes are happening in Riverside every day; highlights for this week: 


 Join The CURE Challenge


Artist Spotlight: Stacee Tweedlie


  Wells Fargo UrbanLIFT Community Grant Program Awards $486,000 to Strengthen Neighborhoods




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Grow RIVERSIDE: Citrus and Beyond!
March 19 & 20
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March 26
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GRCC's Inaugural Celebration 
March 27
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City of Riverside, CA
Office of Economic Development News
March 18, 2014
Department of Finance Approves City's Plan for Future Use of Former Redevelopment Parcels


The City of Riverside's long-term plan for dealing with property and other assets of its former Redevelopment Agency has been approved by the state, clearing the way for Riverside to sell and/or redevelop property now controlled by its Successor Agency.

The state Department of Finance's approval of Riverside's Long-Range Property Management Plan ends months of waiting that held captive the future of such properties, some of which are part of pending development projects that could not proceed without such approval. (Read more...) 
On February 20, the City of Riverside Development Committee reviewed two proposals for redevelopment of the existing Stalder Building and Public Parking Lot 42 located on the easterly side of Market Street between Mission Inn Avenue and Sixth Street. Both proposals agree to assume, acquire and develop the Property in compliance with the relevant provisions of the Disposition and Development Agreement (DDA) and as required by the Request for Proposals (RFP).


The Committee approved the staff recommendation to select the proposal submitted by Regional Properties(Read more...)

Business Spotlight:
 Accuturn Corporation 
(Photo Credit: Stan Lim, Press Enterprise Staff Photographer)

Since 1974, Accuturn Corporation has operated from its Riverside, CA facility and has provided custom, high-quality precision parts at an affordable price to the Inland Empire and Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. Accuturn operates with the newest CNC Swiss automatics available in the marketplace and employs a staff of seasoned industry professionals working various shifts to ensure on time production of the parts needed 24 hours a day. (Read more...)

Riverside is being recognized worldwide for its forward looking, cutting-edge approaches to economic development, education, sustainability and technology. Discover the possibilities within this City of Arts & Innovation. 

We invite you to celebrate the achievements and our continued progress. Please contact the Office of Economic Development for more information.


Scott C. Barber

City Manager 
City of Riverside 

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