Located in the East Bay Area, only 30 minutes from San Francisco, Concord is a compelling business startup and expansion option. The largest job center in Contra Costa County, 2 BART stations and affordable commercial real estate are just a few benefits that make Concord a premier location to grow your business.
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Located 29 miles east of San Francisco and adjacent to beautiful Mount Diablo, Concord has maintained the steady growth of both its business and residential communities. The City provides ready access to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, the growing North Bay and Sacramento, as well as some of the world's leading universities. Here, business-friendly government policies, outstanding Class A office space values, numerous industrial parks and excellent transportation combine with favorable home prices, an educated workforce, a dynamic retail environment and an enviable quality of life to make Concord a premier business location. Bay Area enterprises - large and small - celebrate Concord as the place in which to thrive today and respond to new opportunities tomorrow.
Why Think Concord First?
The City of Concord is pro-business - giving corporations support, helping them to succeed and providing everything from permit facilitation to business advice.
The City has the most facilities in Contra Costa County to meet your needs. There is more than 690,000 square feet of research and development space, four million square feet of office space, and 5.8 million square feet of industrial space. Lease rates are among the most competitive in the Bay Area market.
Concord is the top job center in Contra Costa County, attracting talent from academic centers around the region.
It’s easy to see why these businesses come to Concord. With two BART stations, reverse commutes, lower costs of doing business, and only 30 miles from San Francisco, the City of Concord is centrally located to give your business a new home.
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Current and Future Development
Featured Companies that call Concord home:
Honda recently chose Concord as its base for the USA’s largest secure testing site for self-driving cars.
The Concord-based Cerus Corporation is partnering to initiate development of whole blood pathogen inactivation for Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Salad Bar Project is in Concord to grow a sustainable local food system using "aeroponic", air and water in vertical tower gardens. Their work will help deliver healthy diets to school children.
Fresenius Medical Care , listed by Forbes among the world's most innovative companies in 2011, 2012, and 2013, is the leading network of dialysis facilities and top producer of dialysis equipment in North America. They also call Concord home.