Publications

Fresno County Economic Development Corporation is the creative force promoting Fresno County assets.  We engage, educate, inform ad communicate the benefits of doing business in Fresno County through our informative and detailed publications.

2020

2020 Fresno County Retail Market Overview 

Prepared by Fresno County EDC, the 2020 Retail Market Overview provides a snapshot of the demographics, retail leakage and top retail industries of opportunity in Fresno County’s incorporated cities.

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Retail Market Overview

2019

2019 Fresno County Opportunity Analysis 

Sponsored by Fresno County Supervisors Buddy Mendes, Nathan Magsig and Brian Pacheco, and led by the EDC, the Opportunity Analysis provides a forward thinking look into job generating development potential in small cities and along key transportation corridors. The Opportunity Analysis provides a value proposition for each community from the lens of a corporate site selector and offers a preliminary financial analysis utilizing Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts as a funding tool.

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Opportunity Analysis

2019 Annual Investor Meeting

The 2019 Fresno County EDC Annual Report focuses on the County’s current economic accomplishments and highlights many interesting new developments underway.  The Fresno County EDC is suited up and ready to make Fresno County a better place for all.  It’s A Whole New Ballgame!

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2019 Real Estate Forecast

As we look back over the past 10 years, the Fresno County Economic Development Corporation has experienced exceptional growth. That growth mirrors what has happened in our region during that same time. Looking forward we expect the positive trends to continue. The Fresno County EDC is geared up and ready to help grow the California dream right here in Fresno County… The Future is Now!

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2018

2018 Annual Report

The EDC team has accomplished amazing things this year. They have assisted more businesses than ever before and have achieved unparalleled success – but this is just the beginning. We have an extraordinary year ahead of us – YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET!

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2018 Real Estate Forecast

The EDC’s 15th Annual Real Estate Forecast “Spotlight on Fresno County”. Confidence has undoubtedly returned to the real estate market. What do our experts believe the future holds for the various real estate segments in Fresno? Click on our publication to find out.

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Descriptive Analysis on the Structure of the Fresno-Madera Economy: How the Regional Economy Impacts Air-Traffic Demand

The Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FYI) is an invaluable resource to the San Joaquin Valley and its economic development. Air connectivity has been shown to increase an economy’s productivity and specialization partly through the increased business activity that airports drive. Thus, it is important regionally to understand the structure of the Fresno-Madera Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) economy, FYI’s primary market, and how its evolution over time impacts air traffic demand.

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2017

California Central Valley Global Trade and Investment Plan

This is the first iteration of The California Central Valley Global Trade and Investment Plan which represents a coordinated regional effort spanning ten months to look at ways to increase Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). This FDI plan is the second portion of the Global Cities Initiative project.

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2016

Fresno County 2016 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

The 2016 Fresno County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) documents the economic and political landscape that shapes local economic development efforts in unincorporated Fresno County plus 14 medium and small size cities.

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Central Valley Export Plan

Cities that have been linked with economic hardship, loss of jobs, and home foreclosures in the wake of the 2008 Recession—i.e Detroit, Las Vegas—have seen years of economic growth attributable solely to export expansion. 30% of the export activity driving U.S. economic growth is coming from the top 100 metros –with many utilizing export plans like this one.

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