Easy Access. Centralized Location.

map showing Tulare County, CAThere are many advantages for businesses looking to locate in Tulare County. Companies can rely on Tulare County’s affordable commercial and residential property rates, which are half the median prices in California.

Those looking to locate here will find easy access to nearby cities like Fresno and Bakersfield—only an hour away. In addition, Los Angeles is just 3.5 hours, and Sacramento is 4 hours away.

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Speed-To-Market Shovel-Ready Sites

Shovel-ready sites are available for businesses locating to move their operations to Tulare County. Our 90 day permitting times* allows companies to be up and running quickly, which you will have trouble finding elsewhere in California. Choose from several highway-adjacent properties like (insert names of some locations) to easily access your distribution network. 

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Highway Transportation

I-5 running between Sacramento and Los Angeles simplifies transporting raw materials and finished products. Tulare County offers accessible connection transportation corridors with CA-99, CA-198, and CA-190. Businesses can also access Class I Rail short lines and spur options to transport large items. 

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The Fresno (FAT) Airport is 44 miles away and has daily cargo service provided by FedEx and UPS. There is access by two separate highway routes for redundancy, and the airport is designed for growth, with aircraft parking positions for nine wide-body aircraft. The Bakersfield (BFL) and San Luis Obispo County Airport (SBP) are 56 and 99 miles away, respectively. 

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Proximity to Ports

Tulare County is just 3.5 hours away from two of the largest water ports in the United States—Long Beach and Los Angeles. Additionally, the Port of San Francisco and West Sacramento are just under 4.5 hours from Tulare County.  

Development plans are underway to create an Inland Port in Tulare County for a better intermodal moving freight system, where trucks transport cargo containers from ships to rail. The county seat, Visalia, is home to a critical logistics center adjacent to Highway 99 and the main Union Pacific Line. 

*Permits are issued in 90 days, on average, but the exact permitting time depends on the project specifics.