An Award of Merit was granted to the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp., or SCVEDC, last month for an Economic Development Guide magazine it recently produced.
More Santa Clarita Valley companies could benefit from the Enterprise Zone tax credit program if they make themselves aware of it, or work with their CPAs to claim the credits, said Laura Biery, administrative analyst with the city of Santa Clarita's Economic Development division. Tax credits for hiring employees who qualify can offset the payroll costs for hiring employees, said Tim DiTomaso, keynote speaker and president of DiTomaso Incentive at Thursday's Enterprise Zone lunch seminar. ...
Family-owned and operated Cobblestone Cottage celebrated 25 years in Santa Clarita on Saturday by giving away six large gift baskets and a $250 grand-prize shopping spree to shoppers.
AMS Fulfillment is expanding again. Leasing its 13th building, the order-fulfillment company will soon begin the process of installing the storage racks at its newest warehouse and distribution building, which is in the Valencia Industrial Center.
Joe Brennan had just reached a period of calm in his life, when a recruiter contacted him about the most exciting job possibility he could ever have imagined. A mechanical engineer with an MBA, Brennan came home from work one day to find an email from a recruiter asking if he was interested in a new position. When the Santa Clarita resident saw the job description and location, Brennan said he knew at once who ...
After buying the 25Score discount-card company in late 2009 and bringing it back to life, Ed and Marlene Bernstein have now kicked the service up several notches by offering pharmacy savings and tickets to Broadway shows. And they also launched a new user-friendly website. No longer only a program to get a discount at your local pizza or sandwich shop, the new 25Score program now offers local Santa Clarita residents' savings on their prescription medications ...
Local business owner Erick Arndt formed SCV Startup to unite entrepreneurs, mentors and money, fearing entrepreneurs would leave if venture capitalists and young business people didn't form connections. A local group of tech-oriented group of entrepreneurs, developers, designers and investors have been meeting monthly at the Embassy Suites Hotel since last fall with two goals in mind: mentorship and sharing resources. On April 11, Brad Feld, co-founder of the Foundry Group, a Colorado-based venture capital ...
Since its inception in 2005, Encino-based California United Bank, or CUB, has steadily grown, and is now expanding its services with an agreement made to purchase Premier Commercial Bank in Anaheim and the hiring of local banker and Santa Clarita resident Dennis Johnson, according to bank officials.
Eight women gathered Tuesday night at a local business for the Women's Professional Network group, the second of two such groups for women entrepreneurs sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
There are lots of stories every day from the Santa Clarita professional medical-answering service. In fact, there could be a book about those stories, according to one local employee.
A 99 Cents Only Store is moving into the retail store formerly occupied by the Do It Center on Valencia Boulevard in Santa Clarita, according to a company official.
Launching a new tourism campaign to draw visitors to Santa Clarita, the city has already attracted significant traffic to its tourism website with the intention of luring out-of-towners to the area's local businesses, according to city officials.
What goes around comes around, as the old expression goes After having been in business for 28 years, owner John Lee of Video Depot in Santa Clarita has seen all the independent movie-rental stores disappear while the chains took over the market, pushing the "little guys" out.
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae asked the federal government for nearly in $4.6 billion last week in aid, after taxpayers spent more approximately $150 billion on a 2008 bailout, and local Santa Clarita industry experts are weighing in on the subject. Fannie Mae lost some $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011 as a result of declining home prices, according to Fannie Mae officials. In September 2008, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were rescued ...
Residents driving down Valencia Boulevard may have noticed the construction under way at the Power Chevrolet of Valencia, but General Manager Chuck Coia wants the public to know it is still open for business and pricing cars lower to make room on its lot for new inventory. "We're reinvesting into our community, making the dealership a much more pleasurable place to do business and much more customer-friendly," Coia said. While the interior of the dealership ...
First opened in 1972, retailer Bouquet Auto Parts has been a part of the economic changes and trends in Santa Clarita for over 40 years, said its co-owner, Owen Powell.
The economic snapshot report for December 2012 was released by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation – or SCVEDC – on March 21.
Editor's Note: This is the last of a two-part series on the local real estate market. Last Sunday's story focused on the homeowner, or seller. Today's story focuses on the buyer.
After dropping to a low of 6 percent in November, Santa Clarita's jobless numbers crept back up during the post-holiday season and stood at 6.7 percent in January, state officials reported this week.
"Compassion and forgiveness are just as important as accountability and hard work," said George Zimmer, founder and executive chairman of the Men's Wearhouse.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.