Key Industry Sectors

As part of Riverside’s “Seizing Our Destiny” initiative to shape the City’s future, civic leaders have identified key industry sectors that require attraction and nurturing to sustain a strong, innovative economy that builds community.  These industries were chosen because of their potential to bring clean, green businesses, create high-paying jobs, attract knowledge workers, meet market demand and take advantage of Riverside’s infrastructure. Factoring in knowledge from the  City’s Quality of Life Index,  the five targeted industries are:

In addition,  specific, sought-after retail was identified as a high priority in a community survey linked to the Quality of Life Index Report.  Identifying and attracting select retail is also a significant part of the Office of Economic Development’s strategic plan.